Video – Samantha Gross Interview: Brookings Institution

With the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) currently taking place in Germany, it is a perfect time to review how countries are doing in meeting the commitments made in the historic Paris Climate Agreement inked at the end of 2015.

Jackie Forrest sits down with Samantha Gross, Fellow Foreign Policy, Energy Security and Climate Initiative at the Brookings Institution, to discuss the latest status of climate commitments. What was agreed to in Paris?  What are the implications of the US withdrawal from the pledge, including the impacts of less funding for the Green Climate Fund?