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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Report makes case for more ambitious global climate pact

The goal posts for the Paris Agreement have moved. The world's top climate scientists this weekend declared that keeping temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius is no longer sufficient. Instead, they said, the globe must prevent warming of 1.5 C above preindustrial levels or abandon billions of people to the social and natural dangers of runaway warming.