We are hitting the ground running here in #Outsiders. It has been quite a 24 hours as we 're witness to COP21, China rising (as it got approved by the IMF for its' currency to be part of the reserve currency) and the war in Syria that seems to see no end The war of words between Turkey and Syria seems to have no end as epitomized by this depiciton of Edrogran on the Farsi Service of the official Russian News Agency:
It depicts an Edrogan shielding #Daesh terrorists against the Russians. They're also reporting that Edrogan wishes to resign. From what we know of Edrogan, he is not a man to back down from anything. Russian President Putin, though, underscored the supposed closeness as he claimed that Russia had intelligence that the reason the Turks shut down the plane was to protect Oil Smuggling routes. Our view was that after the misinformation over Ukraine, the crediblity is virtually non-existent.
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Here are some higlights of remarks by key World Leaders:
It was also of note as we were assessing the daily progress at +COP21 , we saw this being written that said that economic gain has to be taken into account which was published by the BiPartisan Policy Center:
By Patrick Decker - Philly.com
"This month, government officials from 190 nations will meet in Paris to forge a plan for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. Among the most difficult issues they'll face? How best to finance the transition to a clean-energy infrastructure, particularly in developing countries. "They could start by identifying existing tools that can dramatically reduce carbon pollution even as they save money." Read the article.
Of all the updates we've reviewed so far, what was most striking was this published on Time Magazine that was projected at the French National Assembly on the eve of +COP21 to underscore how what all the key leaders of the World are doing will impact the lives of the ordinary who will be witness to submerged cities, lost coastlines and mass migrations as President Obama noted:
The French President's Daily Motion Account had a number of updates on his speeches as well which we wanted to feature as well:
As we assess this, we're also assessing the on-going debate on how to deal with #Daesh. As we went to press, the UK debate continues as Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition, is against it as his Shadow Foreign Secretary, Hillary Benn, is. Labor MP's have been given an "open vote" to vote their conscious. Jeremy Corbyn is noting that the UK Prime Minister is "losing his case"--even though it is increasingly likely that David Cameron will get his way.