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8 things to know about Saturday’s UN climate summit

What to expect as 76 world leaders make new commitments on cutting emissions

On the fifth birthday of the Paris Agreement on Saturday, a U.N. climate summit will test how far political leaders are willing to go in pursuit of its goals.

  • Karl Mathiesen and Kalina Oroschakoff
  • Politico

The French and British governments and U.N. chief António Guterres invited them to send in a 45-second speech for the virtual meeting only if they brought “ambitious new commitments…

Virtual is the operative word.

Anyone used to the three-ring circus of global climate talks is in for a shock.

Saturday’s affair will be essentially back-to-back video clips of…

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