US climate envoy John Kerry resumes contact with China at COP27

US climate envoy John Kerry resumes contact with China at COP27

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt – US climate envoy John Kerry said Tuesday he spoke with his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of the UN climate conference COP27, reviving contacts between countries crucial to global efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions. “We need to talk to each other because we are the two largest economies in … Read more

Analysis: Is Charles’ climate fight over now he’s King?

Analysis: Is Charles’ climate fight over now he’s King?

A version of this story appeared in the October 7 edition of CNN’s Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on Britain’s royal family. Sign up here. London CNN  —  We’re weeks away from the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference – better known as COP27 – but there will be a … Read more

John Kerry’s British Election Meddling

John Kerry’s British Election Meddling

Remember American politicians who profess to be aghast at foreign interference in domestic US politics? Apparently there’s an exception when John Kerry is interfering in another country’s election. Witness the kerfuffle the US climate envoy caused in the United Kingdom this weekend with his intervention in the Conservative Party leadership race. Climate policy is an … Read more

Kerry: Despite setbacks at home, the United States is setting climate goals

Kerry: Despite setbacks at home, the United States is setting climate goals

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. climate envoy John Kerry said Friday that setbacks in President Joe Biden’s climate efforts at home have “slowed down” some of the commitments made by other countries to cut climate-damaging fossil fuels, but insisted the United States would still achieving their own ambitious climate goals in time. Kerry spoke to The … Read more

‘Surprise’ prison in Vietnam tests US, EU climate strategy – POLITICO

‘Surprise’ prison in Vietnam tests US, EU climate strategy – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article WASHINGTON – The imprisonment of a prominent Vietnamese environmental activist has forced US and EU climate negotiators to reckon with how far they are willing to go to circumvent human rights violations to reach agreements aimed at mitigating the climate threat. The sentencing of Ngụy Thị Khanh, her … Read more

Clean energy is the largest market the world has ever seen

Clean energy is the largest market the world has ever seen

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change, John Kerry, listens as President Gabriel Boric Chile speaks ahead of a signing ceremony for the “International Coalition to Connect Marine Protected Areas” at the CEO Summit of the Americas on June 9, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. CEO Summit entered its second day of events with the Summit … Read more

In Davos, Kerry cites progress on the China-US climate group

In Davos, Kerry cites progress on the China-US climate group

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) – John Kerry, the United States’ top official on climate change, said on Tuesday that the United States and China are making progress in putting together a group from both countries to work to quickly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In an interview with The Associated Press during the World Economic Forum meeting … Read more

The climate disappears in action in Russia’s war – POLITICO

The climate disappears in action in Russia’s war – POLITICO

Making big promises at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow was difficult; six months later, governments find that it is actually even harder to follow them up. Ministers and representatives from more than 40 countries will be in Copenhagen on Thursday to ensure that climate efforts are not overshadowed by the war in Ukraine, a … Read more

John Kerry reacts to the future of natural gas

John Kerry reacts to the future of natural gas

April 25, 2022 3:16 pm ET A natural gas burner in Watford City, ND, 26 August 2021. Photo: Matthew Brown / Associated Press Your editorial “John Kerry Says the Darndest Things” (April 23) completely distorts the meaning, context, and reality, not only of my argument, but of what the private sector is already doing. Natural … Read more

Syrian Civil War Fast Facts

Syrian Civil War Fast Facts

CNN  —  Here is some background information about the ongoing civil war in Syria. In the first five years of the war, which began in 2011, an estimated 400,000 Syrians were killed, according to the UN Envoy for Syria. Bashar al-Assad has ruled Syria as president since July 2000. His father, Hafez al-Assad, ruled Syria … Read more