Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

Environment/ Biden & Climate

Published on: 30 November, 2020

Kerry has been sharply critical of President Donald Trump’s dismantling of climate policies.

Now, he will join a team that Biden says is “ready to lead the world, not retreat from it”.

Kerry was a leading architect of the 2015 Paris agreement, which Trump took the US out of, but the president-elect has pledged to rejoin as soon as he enters the White House.

How will that affect global ambitions to tackle the crisis?

Presenter: Bernard Smith


Bill McKibben – Schumann distinguished scholar at Middlebury College and leader of the climate campaign group

Nick Mabey – Chief executive of the climate change think-tank E3G

Michael Dorsey – Co-founder of the Sunrise Movement and former EPA National Advisory Committee member during the Obama administration