From Nov. 30 — Dec. 11, delegates from 194 countries throughout the world are convening in France for the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. This conference on climate change is expected to culminate with a new international agreement to mitigate climate change. FIU Law Senior Scholar Ryan Stoa and Journalism and Broadcasting Professor Juliet Pinto are currently in attendance at the conference.
Dr. Tiffany Troxler, Director of the FIU Sea Level Solutions Center, explains the importance of the international gathering, as it relates to greenhouse gases, increasing global temperatures, and sea level rise. More information >>