The US Secretary of State is at a UN conference in Marrakesh, where officials are discussing how best to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The anxiety about what a Trump Presidency will mean for the global climate deal is high.
Two years on from the Paris Agreement, a summit in the French capital has mobilized investors to fight global warming. But critics say that when it comes to government funding, France in particular needs to do more.
Former US President Barack Obama has spoken of his frustration that America is pulling out of the 2015 climate accord. In a speech in France, he stressed that US businesses, states and cities remain firmly committed.
Politicians and finance industry representatives are meeting to discuss how to promote green investments to fight global climate change. The summit is taking place on the second anniversary of the Paris climate accord.
The research grant winners were announced ahead of a "One Planet" summit in Paris to encourage investment to counter global warming. Germany's environment minister called on the world's finance sector to do more.
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