Pedal-power takes charge at COP21

Power station at COP21 where participants don't just charge their cell phones, drink juices, or listen to music—they cycle for them. Photo: Stephanie Coutrix

At the UN climate change conference, delegates don't just stand around charging their phones while drinking juice and listening to the latest beats: they have to pedal hard for them.

Since COP21 began last week, the public has been invited to explore and exchange ideas about climate change in an open space called Generations Climats.

This hall has proved a magnet for many of the younger COP21 enthusiasts, who have come to learn from their peers, while government representatives negotiate a new universal climate change agreement next door.

Stephanie Coutrix went along to find out more.

Duration: 4'43"

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