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World must restore "balance between humanity and nature," Indian leader says
French President Francois Hollande: "Never have the stakes been so high"
Talks open amid intense security two weeks after Paris terror attacks
World leaders opened pivotal climate talks Monday in Paris saying the stakes are too high to end the conference without achieving a binding agreement to help slow the pace of global climate change.
“A political moment like this may not come again,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told leaders gathered for the conference. “We have never faced such a test. But neither have we encountered such great opportunity.”
The talks began with a moment of silence for victims of the November 13