Paris Climate Talks Begin with High Hopes and Big Challenges

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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.


Craig Miller, science editor, KQED

Miranda Johnson, environment correspondent, The Economist

Christopher Field, founding director, Carnegie Science Department of Global Ecology

Kate Larsen, director for climate change for the Rhodium Group

Jack Fleck, an organizer for the Northern California climate globalization