The Long March to Paris


Hundreds of demonstrators gather in front of City Hall in Los Angeles, California, USA, 29 November 2015, on the eve of the COP21 Climate Conference in Paris, France.

The Long March to Paris

PARIS – Over the next few weeks, Paris will once again dominate global headlines. This time, however, the news is likely to be positive, as world leaders come together to forge a meaningful agreement in the fight against climate change.

To be sure, at first glance, the United Nations Climate Change Conference taking place from November 30 to December 11 looks a lot like the 2009 conference in Copenhagen, when negotiators were unable to agree on an effective accord. And indeed, the desired out...

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