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How Important Are The Climate Talks In Paris?

World leaders at the COP 21 in Paris, France.
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World leaders at the COP 21 in Paris, France.

Bill Radke speaks with David Roberts, energy and climate change writer for Vox, about the climate talks in Paris this week. He says while they are important, it's not really necessary to follow every story that comes out of the conference.

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