South Africa, the G20 and Climate Change: from Brown to Green?

The G20 meeting which has just been concluded in Hamburg, dogged by protests, was originally intended by the German presidency to be a way of building momentum around climate action in the wake of the Paris Agreement; however, the election of President Trump, and his subsequent decision to pull the US out of the Agreement, changed the nature of the summit altogether. There¬†was widespread trepidation that the political consensus developed in Paris in 2015 on climate action¬†would be shattered by… Read moreSouth Africa, the G20 and Climate Change: from Brown to Green?