US Green Diplomat Previews Glasgow

US Green Diplomat Previews Glasgow

By WW0 Staff For the United States, the post-Trump, pre-COP26 road to Glasgow has been paved with ambition and humility. In a major speech, the President’s Envoy, John Kerry, previewed the results of his climate diplomacy before heading into two weeks of intense deliberations of world leaders. Speaking at the London School of Economics — […]

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This Tweet: Congratulations to Monica Medina, Assistant Secretary of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs!

This Tweet: Congratulations to Monica Medina, Assistant Secretary of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs!

Congrats to my friend Monica Medina on her confirmation as @StateDept‘s Assistant Secretary for @SciDiplomacyUSA. I’m delighted to welcome her on board and look forward to working together. — Special Presidential Envoy John Kerry (@ClimateEnvoy) September 28, 2021 Congratulations to Monica Medina on her confirmation as Assistant Secretary of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific […]

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One Cool Thing: Climate Envoy Visits Japan

One Cool Thing: Climate Envoy Visits Japan

On Tuesday, John Kerry met with Japan’s top diplomat, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, to promote global efforts to fight climate change. The U.S. and Japan are the world’s 2nd and 5th largest emitters, respectively. In their meeting, Motegi highlighted that the key to successfully halting climate change is to raise global climate ambition among the […]

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The Science On Climate Change is Blinking Red

The Science On Climate Change is Blinking Red

Reprinted with permission by the Boston Globe. by John Kerry   You don’t have to be a scientist to feel the urgency of climate change. Just open your window. In Massachusetts we experienced our wettest July in a century. Torrential thunderstorms raised alarms across towns particularly vulnerable to rising sea levels and coastal flooding. We were relatively […]

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John Kerry Visits Shanghai to Talk Global Climate Ambition

John Kerry Visits Shanghai to Talk Global Climate Ambition

by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry will be the first Biden administration official to visit China, leading up to President Biden’s virtual Earth Day Leaders Summit. Kerry will be visiting Shanghai and Seoul, South Korea, to discuss “raising global climate ambition” with government officials. Kerry has told reporters that he is “hopeful [but] not confident at […]

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Biden’s National Security Team Reiterates Commitment on Climate Change

Biden’s National Security Team Reiterates Commitment on Climate Change

by Miro Korenha, co-founder/publisher Our Daily Planet As ABC6 reported, yesterday, “declaring “America is back,” President-elect Joe Biden introduced selections for his national security team Tuesday, his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from Trump-era “America First” policies by relying on foreign policy and national security experts from the Democratic establishment to be some […]

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