Protesters Press World Leaders to Carry Out Paris Climate Agreement

Nearly 200 nations signed the Paris agreement, but demonstrators took to the streets to say that it doesn't go far enough to avert environmental disaster.
Dec 13, 2015·
Leighton Akio Woodhouse is a journalist and video producer in Los Angeles.

As the Paris climate negotiations ended Saturday, leaders from around the world hailed it as a historic step forward in the battle to limit carbon emissions and curb global warming. Protesters on the street, however, were far less optimistic, concerned that plans could be swayed by corporate interests.

In the midst of a nationwide state of emergency in France that followed last month’s terrorist attacks, activists flooded the streets of Paris to demand serious action on climate change. TakePart contributor Olga Kravets found out what they had to say.