The Paris Talks Will Change History

Scientists have warned for decades that current greenhouse gas emission trends have put the Earth on track for calamitous storms, floods, droughts and rising oceans. But the world’s governments have yet to sign a legally binding agreement to do what it takes to avert climate disaster. The UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in December 2015 is humanity’s last best chance to finally get this done.

Environmentalist and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore has said, literally, that “the future of the world” depends on the outcome of the Paris talks.