5 things you should know about the COP21 climate change summit

"Never have the stakes been so high," said French President Hollande

Published December 2, 2015 7:43PM (EST)

After what has been the hottest year on record ever, over 40,000 leaders from around the world are currently meeting in Paris for a two week long conference on climate change, also known as COP21.

Watch this video to learn what you should know about the climate change conference.

By Asha Parker

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