The Heat

November 13, 2021

The Heat: COP26 closing

The deadline has passed and there is still no global climate agreement at the COP26 summit. We will take a look at significant steps made so far to fight climate change.

November 9, 2021

The Heat: U.S. Politics

With the U.S. borders open for travel, a growing job market, and a key part of U.S. President Joe Biden’s legislative agenda approved, can the Biden administration keep up this momentum?

November 2, 2021

The Heat: UN Climate Change Conference

Chinese President Xi Jinping is urging countries to do more to support developing nations when it comes to fighting climate change… calling for “concrete actions” and “realistic targets.” That’s part of the message the president delivered to the COP26 conference.

October 19, 2021

The Heat: State of China’s Economy

China’s GDP has dipped, but while 4.9 percent growth in the third quarter was below expectations, it was more than double for all of 2020. And China’s economy is still expected to finish the year even stronger.

October 15, 2021

The Heat: UN Biodiversity Conference

It’s described as a defining challenge of our time – protecting plants and animals in their fragile habitats. Now, China and more than 100 countries are promising to take action.

October 6, 2021

The Heat: DPRK-ROK relations

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and South Korea resume communications in a push for an inter-Korea summit. Will that lead to a resumption of diplomatic talks – and maybe a peace treaty?

September 18, 2021

The Heat: Guantanamo Prison

The notorious U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where hundreds of men were detained by America for years without charge or trial, is still open after almost 20 years?