While negotiators from nearly 200 countries tussle over the details of a proposed climate pact in Paris, people from affected communities are straining to have their voices heard. The World's environment editor Peter Thomson spoke with three women from far-flung regions who've gone to Paris to demand strong action.
Life is full steam ahead for this Syrian family, recently resettled in California. But post-Paris, they've noticed stares from strangers and worry that their relatives, hoping to come to the US too, may not be allowed in anytime soon.
As world leaders arrive for a global climate conference in a city that’s locked down following the November 13 terrorist attacks, climate activists look for ways — legal and otherwise — to make their voices heard
The attack in Paris on Friday has left many people asking, could it happen here? Former Assistant Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, Juliette Kayyem, answers with a qualified "yes." But she also points out that US surveillance is currently more intensive than most European nations, making such an attack more difficult to pull off.
As more and more migrants head to Paris, the shelters can't keep pace. Recently, the international NGO Doctors Without Borders brought in a mobile clinic to serve homeless migrants in the French capital.