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French ponder what they'll lose to climate change chaos

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Climate Ribbon Project  comes to Les Lilas, east of Paris.
Climate Ribbon Project comes to Les Lilas, east of Paris. Collectif Climat des Lilacs

In the lead up to the United Nations Cop21 climate conference in Paris, there's a lot of talk about saving the planet. But that's a rather tall order for most common mortals.The Climate Ribbon Project invites people to think about what they personally risk losing to climate chaos and share it with others.

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Set up after the People's Climate March in September last year, its founder Kate McNeely says it aims to conquer the fear factor and "weave a tapestry of intimate solidarity" around the world.

We went to see it in action in the town of Les Lilacs on the east side of Paris.

The final result will be shown at the alternative Cop21 summit in the town of Montreuil in early December.

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