Lisa Friedman Reporter
  • Washington, D.c.
  • The New York Times

Lisa Friedman is a reporter on the climate desk, focusing on climate and environmental policy in Washington.

179 Articles
about 12 hours ago
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John Kerry Plans to Meet With Biden to Discuss His Future as Climate Envoy

In an interview, Mr. Kerry said he would meet with the president next week to talk about “the road ahead.”

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7 days ago
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Biden Promises Protections for Nevada’s Spirit Mountain

But the president stopped short of designating the ecologically and cultural important region, also known as Avi Kwa ...

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18 days ago
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U.N. Climate Talks End With a Deal to Pay Poor Nations for Damage

Nations reached a landmark deal to compensate developing nations for climate harm. But some leaders said the summit d...

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19 days ago
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U.N. Talks Reach Decisive Moment on Fight Over Climate Justice

Disputes among nations centered on a fund to help developing countries cope with “loss and damage” caused by global w...

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20 days ago
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Split Between Rich and Poor Nations Deadlocks Climate Talks

Debate intensified over a contentious issue — the creation of a fund to help poor and vulnerable countries pay for “l...

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21 days ago
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Meet the ‘Closer’ Who Finds the Right Words When Climate Talks Hit a Wall

Sue Biniaz is considered one of the most innovative American legal minds when it comes to climate negotiations. She o...

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21 days ago
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What the Unusual Midterm Elections Mean for Climate Action

A split Congress makes it unlikely that Republicans will undo Biden’s climate legislation, but they’re likely to try ...

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22 days ago
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A Clash at Climate Talks: Should Nations Keep the 1.5-Degree Goal?

The mantra has been: Limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius or risk climate catastrophe. But at COP27, there are...

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27 days ago
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At COP27, Biden Casts America as Climate Leader, While Activists Push Him to Do More

At climate talks in Egypt, President Biden apologized for his predecessor’s decision to withdraw the United States fr...

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27 days ago
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The Biden administration says it will tighten controls on methane, a greenhouse gas.

The Biden administration says it will tighten controls on methane, a greenhouse gas.

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28 days ago
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Biden Under Pressure From All Corners for Climate Reparations

President Biden arrives in Egypt on Friday for COP27 to celebrate the new U.S. climate law. Other countries want to t...

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29 days ago
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After Months of Silence, Chinese and U.S. Climate Envoys Briefly Speak

John Kerry, the top U.S. climate negotiator, has met at least three times with his Chinese counterpart at COP27. Thei...

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