America's decision to pull out from the Paris Agreement has put European diplomats in an awkward position, EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.
Ursula von der Leyen has been nominated to lead the EU’s executive at a critical moment for climate policy, but she has no record on the issue. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.
The US president's gambit to make the Paris Agreement collapse failed. Now China and Russia are taking advantage of the power vacuum left by the US to shape the accord's rules - and show no signs of wavering on commitments.
While COP24 president-designate Michał Kurtyka continues his intense climate diplomatic trail after end of pre-COP24 session 24 October in Polish Krakow showed uneven progress being made across the various negotiation tracks, the pro-coal position of Poland’s energy ministry throws sand into the process.