On the surface, the outcome of the Paris climate summit falls far short of what is needed to save the planet from global warming. Then again, maybe practical success isn’t the measure by which it should be judged.
The infamy of terrorism
Poor communities claim that their voices and solutions are not being heard in the Paris climate change talks and say that decisions that affect their future are being taken by the more powerful groups without consulting them.
In short, the world's governments have already committed to curbing human activities such as burning fossil fuels that release the gases that interfere with the climate. But that isn't problem solved. The difficulty comes when you try to get 195 countries to agree on how to deal with the issue of climate change.
In view of last night's Paris attacks, is more relevant now than ever to understand islamic extremism, and how it has shapen our present and will shape our future. Islamic extremism is driven by a totalitarian interpretation of Islam that believes in a global Islamic state.
IN less than a month, delegates from more than 190 countries will convene in Paris to finalize a sweeping agreement intended to constrain human influence on the climate.