world leaders at the G20 Summit

Climate crisis? What climate crisis? US blocked consensus on climate action at G20.

Climate Change

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.

A shadowy face of Michael Jackson

How do you show a Michael Jackson exhibit after the ‘Neverland’ doc? Curate a new conversation.

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Members of environmental groups hold up banners calling for renewable energy at the United Nations climate talks that took place in Bonn, Germany in 2015. Bonn was the site of the last United Nations Climate Change Conference in November 2017, in which co

As latest UN climate change summit looms, delegates have plenty of work to do

Climate Change
Al Gore poses for selfies with fans

UN climate talks wrap with ‘modest’ progress and a subdued American presence

Global Politics
Protesters interrupt a U.S. government pro-coal event during this year's UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.

At this year’s climate summit, some Americans declare, ‘We’re still in’ the Paris Agreement

A man walks over a projection on the floor reading "America's pledge #wearestillin"

There’s a deep divide over Trump climate policy on display at UN talks


“Without question, fossil fuels will continue to be used, and we would argue it’s in the best global interest to make sure that when fossil fuels are used, it’s as clean and efficient as possible,” Banks said.

Fiji's Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama recently led a rally in support of this year's UN climate summit in Germany, at which Fiji will be presiding.

Fijians speak from the front lines of climate change


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.

Presidents Trump and Xi and their wives in China

Is China really stepping up as the world’s new climate leader?

Global Politics

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.

Coal power plant

World leaders announce goal of fossil fuel freedom by 2100 at UN Climate Change conference


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.

Climate talks in Poland


Progress was modest at the conference, but Senator John Kerry is optimistic the U.S. will play a vital part in forging an effective climate treaty.