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A new hope in Paris

A new hope in Paris

No matter the outcome of the international climate talks in Paris, Monday's gathering of world leaders is a triumph in itself, a repudiation of ISIS and the terrorist attacks that killed 130 people in the City of Light. The urgent need for a coordinated global response to the threat posed by climate change is too great to be derailed, particularly by religious zealotry and ignorance.

Just this past week, the World Meteorological Organization warned that not only will 2015 go down as the hottest year on record, with 2016 expected to be worse, but that, if left unchecked, world temperatures could rise 6 degrees Celsius or more. That would be an unmitigated disaster and lead to far...