Can Climate Change Diplomacy Survive the Trump Era?

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech at the COP25 conference in Madrid, Spain, Dec. 12, 2019 (AP photo by Manu Fernandez).
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech at the COP25 conference in Madrid, Spain, Dec. 12, 2019 (AP photo by Manu Fernandez).

In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein and Freddy Deknatel talk about the state of climate change diplomacy after the disappointing COP25 conference in Madrid, and why progress is so difficult to achieve despite widespread popular mobilizations calling for urgent action on climate change. They also discuss reactions to Greta Thunberg and what they reveal about the debate over climate change. If you like what you hear on Trend Lines and what you’ve read on WPR, you can sign up for our free newsletter to get our uncompromising analysis delivered straight to your inbox. The newsletter […]

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