G20; Trump isolated on his position on climate change

G20; Trump isolated on his position on climate change

The G20 summit in Hamburg saw 19 world leaders come together on Saturday 8 July, with US President Trump labelling it a “wonderful success” despite being isolated regarding his position on climate change. As the summit reached a unanimous agreement, overshadowed by violent protests in Hamburg, German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

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Donald Trump to meet Vladimir Putin at G20 summit in Germany

Donald Trump to meet Vladimir Putin at G20 summit in Germany

US President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, are scheduled to meet at the G20 summit in Hamburg next week. Senior White House officials have declined to say whether Mr Trump would acknowledge or address Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The national security adviser, H.R. McMaster said...

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Brexit Britain battles for trade deals at G20

Brexit Britain battles for trade deals at G20

Prime minister Theresa May has named six G20 countries interested in opening trade talks with the UK including China. Despite warnings from the US and Japan against trading with post-Brexit Britain, May confirmed that India, Mexico, South Korea, Singapore, China and Australia are interested in opening discussions about improving free...

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Sadiq Khan joins G20 mayors in fight against climate change

Sadiq Khan joins G20 mayors in fight against climate change

30 mayors from important cities across the G20 nations have written an open letter to their leaders in an urgent bid for climate change action. The letter is a plea to the G20 leaders to address climate change as they meet in Hangzhou, China this week to discuss ways to...

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Insurers to G20: climate change is “mother of all risks”

Insurers to G20: climate change is “mother of all risks”

Multinational insurers worth over $1.2 trillion have asked G20 governments to abandon fossil fuel subsidies and tackle human causes of climate change. They are yet another addition to last last week’s list of groups with $13 trillion of assets in management advocating the same decision. The caution comes as the...

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