Climate Change: Will We Have to Get Used to It?

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The next summit of World Leaders on Climate Change will be next year in Paris. On Sunday, the UN's international panel of climate scientists will outline what needs to be done. Will it generate the political will for preventive action, or is it time to re-frame the issue? Also, the UN votes to send 12,000 peacekeepers to the Central African Republic. On today's Talking Point, President Obama was in Austin, Texas, today--celebrating 50 years since the Civil Rights Act signed by Lyndon Johnson. How different was the Republican Party in LBJ's era from the one Obama faces today?

Banner image: Rice farmers transplanting in Chaiyapun, Thailand. Photo: Torikai Yukihiro