More than 40,000 delegates from 195 countries are attending COP21 in the French capital, Paris – tasked with reaching the first truly universal climate pact.
But will the summit lead to a meaningful agreement on carbon emissions?
On this week’s Counting the Cost we show you the effects of climate change around the world, and hear all sides of the argument.
Jennifer Morgan, the director of the Climate Program at the World Resources Institute, joins Counting the Cost to discuss whether a deal can be reached.
Benny Peiser, the director of the Global Warming Policy Forum and a critic of the conventional view on global warming, addresses the relevance of such a summit.