Multilateral diplomacy does not score lately. It is rather failing to resolve most of the critical crisis spots and topics on the UN agenda.
There are, however, a few exceptions. Climate change is among them. The Paris Agreement reached in December 2015 represents not only a turning point in tackling global warming, but rather signifies a test for UN membership when it comes to the implementation of its goals, agreements and generally the UN agenda.
Without naming him, several hundred of the nation's leading scientists press Donald Trump to take climate change, and climate diplomacy, seriously.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Saturday criticized the global climate change accord adopted after two weeks of negotiations among diplomats in Paris, saying the agreement goes "nowhere near far enou...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU leaders meeting in Brussels this week will debate the Paris Agreement on climate change, a draft EU text showed, after officials previously said the migrant crisis had knocked it off the agenda.
After two weeks of intense international diplomacy, a historic agreement targeting climate change was made in Paris Saturday