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Coming up on Forum:
17% of American kids are obese. That puts them at risk for health problems such as heart disease, asthma, and diabetes. It also comes at an emotional cost: obese kids get teased more than others and are often excluded from group activities. We'll discuss the latest research on nutrition and obesity in children and hear about the best ways to talk to kids about their weight, and help them lose it.
Leaders from nearly 200 countries are meeting in Paris starting Monday to forge an agreement to limit greenhouse-gas emissions. Many climate watchers are hopeful that an agreement can be reached, but the long standing rift between rich and poor countries over who should pay for the move to green energy remains. Forum will preview the talks and discuss the latest science on climate change.