The World Next Week

Rome Hosts G20 Leaders, Japanese Citizens Vote, and More

October 28, 2021

The Group of Twenty (G20) holds a pivotal summit in Rome, Japanese citizens head to the polls for parliamentary elections, and the twenty-sixth Conference of the Parties (COP26) begins in Glasgow.


Articles Mentioned in the Podcast


Alice Hill, “A World Overheating,”, October 18, 2021


Steven Mufson et al. “Russia allows methane leaks at planet’s peril,” Washington Post, October 19, 2021


Sheila Smith, “Japan’s Hard Choices,” Foreign Affairs, October 28, 2021


Podcasts Mentioned


Sheila Smith and Robert McMahon, “Quad Leaders Gather, Germany Holds Elections, and More,” The World Next Week, September 23, 2021


Reports Mentioned


Emissions Gap Report 2021, UN Environment Programme, October 28, 2021


Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, August 9, 2021