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  • An Oil Exec Will Lead the UN’s 2023 Climate Summit

    An Oil Exec Will Lead the UN’s 2023 Climate Summit

    For nearly 30 years, nations, nonprofits, researchers, industry representatives, and other stakeholders have gathered annually at the United Nations’ Conference of Parties — commonly known as COP — to talk through implementation of the U.N.’s climate change treaty. Though deeply imperfect, these summits are a critical focal point of global climate diplomacy and policy every…


  • China Halts Climate Talks With U.S.

    China Halts Climate Talks With U.S.

    China and the U.S., the world’s biggest and second-biggest polluters, respectively, aren’t talking to each other about climate change any more. On Friday, amid escalating tensions between the two countries following U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, China said it would be pausing cooperation and meetings with the U.S. on climate change, along…