Feb 16, 2023
The new climate race between EU and US, with Jennifer Morgan
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As Germany’s climate envoy, Jennifer Morgan stands alongside John Kerry and Xie Zhenhua of China as one of the world’s top climate negotiators. But she is no typical bureaucrat. Jennifer considers herself an “activist diplomat,” and before taking up the position of envoy, she headed up Greenpeace, known for its political activism and climate stunts. Bloomberg Green’s Akshat Rathi sat down with Jennifer at the World Economic Forum in Davos to ask her whether the EU needs to compete more aggressively with the US on climate tech, how Germany is justifying the expansion of its coal mines, and why reforming the World Bank is vital for helping developing countries deal with climate impacts.

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