“The most important question raised by the climate summit may be: Does the power to change the world belong to the people in the conference rooms of Le Bourget or to the people in the streets of Paris?” The Paris COP 21 UN climate summit is upon us, now, starting on Monday, November 30. I have spent the last year, ever since the dust of Lima was wiped from my shoes, trying my best to get a grasp on what was going to happen and communicating what I found out to all interested parties. This has led to two long pieces, “Just Say ‘No’ to the Paris COP: A Possible Way to Win Something for Climate Justice” and “ A History of the Climate Negotiations in Six Videos .” In the last two months, the world’s attention has really started to focus on climate, the COP, and the possibilities […]