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COP21 Conference in Paris

Photo: Arc2020

Photo: Arc2020

As the 21st Conference of Parties begins this week in Paris, for the first time in years, the prospect for serious, substantive international progress on climate issues is not bleak.

China and the U.S., the world’s two biggest carbon emitters, are more or less on the same page, looking to reduce emissions, if for very divergent reasons.

In my latest video, I take a look at what’s going on at COP21.




Peter Marino

Peter is a foreign policy specialist with a focus on China in particular and Asia in General, with training in political economy and security. He holds a BA in International Affairs and an MSc in Global Politics.