John Kerry

In this Sept. 2, 2021, file photo provided by the US Department of State, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry attends a meeting with Yang Jiechi, director of China's Office of the Central Commission for Foreign Affairs

US Climate Envoy John Kerry heads to China with a ‘clean energy revolution’ message, adviser says

Climate Change

For insight into Kerry’s brand of climate diplomacy and the outcome of the talks, The World’s host Carol Hills spoke with David Wade, who served as Kerry’s chief of staff when the diplomat was secretary of state.

A US military officer is shown wearing full combat gear under the green light of a night goggle lens.

Taliban declare victory as last US troops leave Afghanistan

Top of The World
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At ‘moment of peril,’ Biden opens global summit on climate

Climate Change
Joe Biden climate executive action

Biden vows to take a ‘whole of government’ approach to climate change

Biden administration
Joe Biden sitting next to John Kerry at an event in 2015

How Biden and Kerry could rebuild America’s global climate leadership

US politics
Men and women sit around a negotiating table with flags in the background.

Things That Go Boom: In nuclear negotiations, diplomacy can be a slog


Diplomacy is often awkward, stymied by translators, late nights and unsecured yurt communication (yes, that really happened). But diplomacy can also stop a war, as years of secret and not-so-secret negotiations between the US and Iran proved when the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action was reached in 2015.

John Kerry signs Paris Climate Agreement holding granddaughter

John Kerry wants us to respect US democracy — by voting for a cleaner planet

Climate Change

In his new book, “Every Day Is Extra,” former secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry writes about his formative childhood years, his legislative and diplomatic work on climate change, and more.

John Kerry stands behind the mic in The World studio

John Kerry: ‘It is a dangerous time’

John Kerry says Trump’s tweets are crowding out meaningful discussion of the important issues

Anna Belkina, Director of Marketing and Strategic Development at RT, says RT has not yet published the list of advertisements ”but we probably are going to …  in the near future in some way.”

Here are some of the stories RT says it promoted on Twitter


Days after being banned from advertising on Twitter, Russian-backed media outlet RT has shared some details about the content of its advertisements in the run-up to the 2016 US presidential election.

Fighters from Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC),stand in line during the opening of ceremony congress at the camp where they prepare for ratifying a peace deal with the government, near El Diamante in Yari Plains, Colombia, September 17, 2016.

Colombian government and FARC leaders sign a historic peace deal


The peace accord will end a half-century-long civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people.