In his final weeks in office, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned against backsliding on climate change goals amid fears a Trump administration could withdraw the U.S. from last year's Paris agreement.

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  • Sophie Edwards

    Sophie Edwards is a Reporter for Devex based in London covering global development news including global education, water and sanitation, innovative financing, the environment along with other topics. She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U.K. She has an MA from the Institute of Development Studies and a BA from Cambridge University.