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Climate change knows no national boundary. At The Fletcher School, our international relations experts, scholars, and lifelong climate professionals have consulted White House administrations and joined liaisons to foreign delegations to help facilitate international agreements to champion Earth Day everywhere, at every moment. Read their contribution to these complex, critical discussions in the links below.

A Global Commitment to Climate Action: Prospects for Cooperation with China

Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) led a roundtable discussion with Dean Rachel Kyte, Academic Dean Kelly Sims Gallagher, and Dr. Yifei Li of NYU-Shanghai on how the US can work with China on the climate challenge. Senator Markey is the Chair of the U.S. Senate subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate, and Nuclear Safety; he is also the Chair of the U.S. Senate Asia subcommittee.

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Fletcher's Climate Leaders in the News

Earth Day: Hopes for COP26

Dean Kyte reflects on how issues of climate change have risen to the surface amid the COVID19 pandemic and how the COP26 Summit ought to address these critical challenges.

The climate change bargaining game

Dan Drezner weighs the pros and cons of getting large developing countries to adopt environmental policy shifts, via his op-ed in The Washington Post.