President Joe Biden is pushing well-off nations to do more to get the COVID-19 pandemic under control around the world as world leaders and health experts sound the alarm about the slow pace of global vaccinations.
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ROME (AP) — The world’s top Christian leaders have issued a joint appeal for delegates at the upcoming climate summit to “listen to the cry of the Earth” and make sacrifices to save the planet. Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians on Tuesday have made their
LONDON (AP) — A coalition of environmental groups has called for a pivotal climate conference to be postponed amid concern that many of those most affected by global warming won’t be able to attend because of the continuing threat from COVID-19. Campaigners said Tuesday that organizers hadn’t done enough to ensure broad participation in the
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron opened a global summit on biodiversity calling for better protection of the high seas, which largely don’t fall under any national jurisdiction but are threatened by fishing and other human activities. Speaking Friday at the summit in the French southern coastal city of Marseille, Macron urged world
U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are both coming to the summit table in Geneva with their own agendas and non-negotiable red lines.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the 30-nation military alliance aims to set aside the divisions of the Trump era and focus on the security challenges posed by Russia and China.
While there is likely to be broad agreement on issues such as vaccines, it might prove to be harder to actually deliver on the promises.
Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II will meet U.S. President Joe Biden at Windsor Castle during his visit to the U.K. for the Group of Seven leaders’ summit next week.
President Joe Biden is prepared to open a global Earth Day summit with an ambitious pledge to cut the climate-wrecking coal and petroleum fumes the U.S. pumps out, at least in half.
The two-day virtual climate summit that starts Thursday is not expected to be a negotiation but more a recitation of national promises.