June 2019 brought world leaders together at two major meetings: the Bonn Climate Change Conference and the G20 Osaka Summit. Neither meeting made much progress on the major issues still being debated. Once again, the US stance was particularly problematic.
The government-sponsored US delegation to climate talks in Bonn, Germany, aren't the only ones from the US there.
This year's global climate summit is taking place in Germany, but it's being led by the Pacific island nation of Fiji. Here's what half a dozen Fijians think about hosting the conference and life in the cross-hairs of climate change.
Climate change isn’t expected to feature during President Donald Trump’s trip to China. But his meeting with President Xi Jinping does hold symbolic significance as a summit of old and new leadership on climate change.
Big changes came at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. G7 leaders, including those from historically reluctant Japan and Canada, have agreed to call for a full decarbonization of the world's economy by 2100.
Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Climate Secretariat stopped by the Living on Earth studios on her way from the University of Massachusetts Boston to the next phase of international climate negotiations that began in Bonn, Germany on April 29. The Bonn session is one of many leading up to a final meeting in Paris, France in 2015 when nations have pledged to come together on a binding deal to expand the Kyoto Protocol to include all major emitters of global warming gases.
Climate delegates are meeting in Bonn to lay the groundwork for negotiations in South Africa later this year.
One of the big questions at the climate summit beginning today in Bonn, Germany: how should rich economies help poor countries deal with climate change? Marc Levinson, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations joins The Takeaway.