Queen Elizabeth II Will Not Attend COP26 Climate Change Summit

Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow next week, the Buckingham Palace announced on Oct. 26. The Buckingham Palace said that the Queen “regretfully” decided to cancel her appearance at the summit on Nov. …

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Swedish Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Criticizes World Leaders at Youth Climate Summit

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg criticized world leaders over their promises to address the climate crisis in a speech at the Youth4Climate Summit in Milan, Italy on Sept. 28. Thunberg, 18, quoted statements from world leaders, including British Prime Minister …

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Undecided on Attending COP26 Climate Summit

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday has expressed his indecision to attend the United Nations’ COP26 climate talks in Glasgow this November. Morrison said the reason for his indecision is the two-week quarantine he would have to undergo upon …

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Major UN Biodiversity Summit Postponed for Third Time Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

A major United Nations (UN) biodiversity summit has been postponed for the third time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chinese environment ministry announced on Aug. 18. The Chinese environment ministry said in a statement that the critical COP15 summit, …

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Biden and Putin Conclude Geneva Talks; Agree to Resume Arms Control

US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have ended their Geneva summit after four hours and agreed to lower tensions between the two nations. During the summit, Biden and Putin discussed arms control, the alleged US election …

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US and Russian Foreign Ministers to Meet in Iceland to Ease Friction

Top diplomats from the United States and Russia have scheduled a meeting Wednesday night in Iceland for their first face-to-face encounter after months of deteriorating relations between the two countries. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister …

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Indian G7 Delegates Test Positive for COVID Ahead of Summit

India’s delegates to the Group of Seven meeting are now under a 10-day isolation period after two members tested positive for Covid-19, on Wednesday. Indian foreign minister Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said, “Was made aware yesterday evening of exposure to possible …

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