The agreement signed by 195 countries in Paris triggered commentary on its merit or lack thereof; but first, let's look at the positives.
"The magnitude of what we are dealing with, I don't believe it can only be solved by governments; we need a system change."
The community development organization members believe that an alternative, clean energy economy can be achieved by empowering the underprivileged and unemployed.
"The Paris deal recognizes the reality of the climate threat, but only takes us part of the way."
This is an effort to undermine the Obama administration's credibility and to sabotage COP 21's potential for success in Paris.
The agreement streamlines procedures to make it easier for U.S. and Cuban scientists to work toward the biological resources of both countries.
All eyes will be on Paris when the City of Lights shines upon a hugely significant, potentially historic event - the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP 21.
Hopes are growing for meaningful progress at the UN-sponsored climate change negotiations in Paris, while the need for such action becomes ever more clear.
Here are some interesting science stories reported this week relating to both political and social affairs, and health news as well.
October and November have ushered in victories for environmentalists. Corporations have been soundly defeated or exposed on many fronts.