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What is COP21 and why should we care?

On November 30th, leaders from 196 nations will gather in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (#COP21). Their goal? To negotiate a global agreement to help avoid the worst effects of climate change. Of course, efforts to address climate change will not end in Paris. But it’s time for a new era of global cooperation, and we have a historic chance to leave with a plan that puts a safer future within our grasp. Learn more.