2015-12-02 Big numbers, jargon, and big names. These are some of the first things that come to mind when we talk about COP21, which started this week. But with words, names and figures like $100 billion, “Putin”, “Modi” and “‘Dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.’” being thrown around, how do you and I feel connected with what is unfolding in Paris? It’s great that so many world leaders have turned up, because it puts climate change is where it should be on the agenda: at the top. Some of them have already made powerful speeches. On Monday, Barack Obama said: “we can show the world what we’re capable of when we’re together”. We need to make sure words like this don’t get lost in other the other language of the summit. COP 21 should be both exciting and accessible to most people. Each country has come up with a roadmap to kerb pollution of the atm...