International climate policy

Jean Chemnick



Jean covers international climate policy for Climatewire. Her special areas of focus include U.N. policy, U.S. foreign policy and stories about how other nations are grappling with climate change. She also does occasional features on domestic issues. She worked previously for Platts, Politico and CQ. She has a master's in journalism from Boston University and graduated with honors from the Western Washington University with a theater arts degree.

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Nearly 2 gigatons of extra CO2 due to Trump — report

President Trump's first-term push to dismantle Obama-era climate regulations could add an estimated 1.8 gigatons of extra carbon dioxide equivalent to the Earth's atmosphere by 2035. That's on par with one-third of last year's U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.