With dozens of countries struggling to manage both staggering debt and mounting climate disasters, some financial leaders are debating green debt relief.
John Kerry’s remarks stood in sharp contrast to the American stance under the previous administration, which tried to block even general mentions of global warming at the world body.
Serious efforts to address global warming might mean big changes for America’s trade, foreign relations and even defense strategy.
Speaking at an online summit on the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate agreement, Xi Jinping said that China would reduce its carbon intensity by over 65 percent by 2030.
The biggest polluters are continuing to pollute, raising the risks of global warming. There are, however, new signs of a pivot to a green economy.
A new report presented climate change as an immediate public health danger and urged lawmakers to curb greenhouse gas emissions.