Europe’s Climate Chief: The 1.5-Degree Goal Is on ‘Life Support’
Frans Timmermans on COP27 and how Brussels navigates a frosty relationship between Washington and Beijing.
When climate talks between the United States and China broke down earlier this year, Beijing was still engaging with at least one other major Western player: Brussels. And when Beijing calls to talk about adapting to our new climate reality, the person on the other end of the line is often Frans Timmermans. The former foreign minister of the Netherlands is executive vice president of the European Commission, tasked with executing Europe’s climate policy.
Ravi Agrawal is the editor in chief of Foreign Policy. Twitter: @RaviReports
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