By Jed Kim
This piece was originally published and aired on NPR’s Marketplace on May 8, 2017. Audio is available here.
Climate talks are underway in Bonn, Germany, this week starting on Monday. There have been concerns that the new Trump administration may be overly friendly to energy companies at the cost of the environment. Some countries at the talks worry that business has too much influence over delegates, and they are calling for more transparency.