WATCH: Why The Paris Climate Summit Matters

"We are facing ... the greatest challenge that humanity has ever faced. And also, we're facing the greatest opportunity that humanity has ever faced."

As world leaders meet in Paris to address climate change, the responsibility also falls on us to right the impending consequences of global warming. In the video above, listen to Jo Confino, executive editor of Impact and Innovation at The Huffington Post, describe how the "future of civilization is at risk" if we fail to act on climate change now. 

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