Speaking with CNN International’s Christiane Amanpour, ASPI President Kevin Rudd discusses the pivotal topics and obstacles in the negotiations at the UN climate change summit in Paris, including the need for a legally binding agreement.
In a Guardian op-ed published as COP21 began in Paris, ASPI President Kevin Rudd and former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson argue that the “big three” can “become global leaders in a new and more sustainable energy future.”
ASPI President Kevin Rudd, guest-hosting “Amanpour” on CNN International, discussed China's stock market and economy with Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao and climate change with Lord Nicholas Stern and Christiana Figueres.
“The United Nations conference in Paris this December is the next opportunity for leaders of the world’s biggest economies to show real leadership” on climate change, writes the Asia Society Policy Institute President in the New York Times.
Nobel Laureates from around the world met in Hong Kong and called upon cities to tackle the dual challenge of population growth and climate change and seize the opportunity to lead the transition to sustainability.
In Delhi, the Asia Society Policy Institute President said, “What is very encouraging … is the language which we saw emerge from Prime Minister Modi, during President Obama’s visit, about India wanting to see a global agreement in Paris.”