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John Kerry reflects on time as top US climate negotiator and 'major breakthrough' in climate talks

Mar. 04, 2024 07:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time was running out and U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry knew it. International climate talks in mid-December were stuck with no agreement to phase out oil, gas and coal, fossil fuels that are the root cause of global warming. The United Nations...

John Podesta will take over for John Kerry as top international adviser on climate change

Jan. 31, 2024 17:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House senior adviser John Podesta will add international climate policy to his job responsibilities, replacing special climate envoy John Kerry as the top U.S. official on international climate issues, the White House said Wednesday. Kerry announced in...

Kerry and Xie exit roles that defined generation of climate action

Jan. 26, 2024 01:21 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Nations climate summit in Dubai was wrapping up last month when John Kerry went to a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua only to find a surprise waiting for him. Xie's 8-year-old grandson had brought Kerry a card for his 80th birthday. The...