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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International climate programs on chopping block — again

President Trump's State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development budget request for fiscal 2019 doubles down on cuts the administration proposed last year for climate change and environmental programs, but it's unclear whether those proposals will have any weight when Congress moves its own spending legislation.