Cool things That Came from the Paris Climate Talks

If you’re invested in what we can do about climate change and global warming, then you probably already know that this past week world leaders gathered in Paris to talk greenhouse gases, carbon emissions, and what they can do to slow down the effects of climate change.

It may be hard to tell what the big outcomes of #COP21 will be — but because of all of the media attention, we’ve seen some really good reporting on climate change. Here are a few of the best things we found this week:

The Politics

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The Science Behind Climate Change:

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What it Looks Like:

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  • This scary video from Time shows what happens to famous world cities if the global temperature rises 4 degrees.
  • NatGeo illustrates the data on how climate change will affect the world’s poorest people

It’s not all doom and gloom, though. The whole point of the climate talks was to start making some changes, and each of us has a part to play in that. So let’s pay attention to our own energy use too!