The G-7 nations, which include the US and UK, form the foundation of the modern global economy.
Eighty years after Churchill and Roosevelt established the Atlantic Charter, Biden and Johnson have pressed the 'reset' button.
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Professor Paddy Nixon.
Renewables form an ever-greater share of the electricity mix. But elsewhere in the energy sector – in transport, industry and buildings – emissions reduction is very slow.
Though the British prime minister has called on countries to share more doses internationally, the UK may continue to prioritise its domestic rollout.
Scott Morrison, who was embraced as a bro by Donald Trump, now seeks to become one of Joe Biden's besties, writes Michelle Grattan
Rhetoric is hardening, but government policies still honour the special relationship with fossil fuels.
After the acrimony of the Trump years, we can expect a very different feel to the latest G7 summit.
The UK will host the first G7 summit since 2019. Can they tackle global challenges?
To weigh the prospects of a transformation, it pays to look at the markets.
Multiple post-Brexit pressures make the prime minister eager to please.
UK will come under pressure to bring about change in its overseas territories, but only up to a point.
Scott Morrison operates on well-tried “whatever it takes” principle - “what it takes” in the COVID era is never-ending public money and policy flexibility, writes Michelle Grattan
The real target is China. Australia will be collateral damage.
There are many reasons to criticise China, but a Camp David pile-on is the last thing Morrison needs to associate himself with given the tenuous state of Sino-Australian relations.
Scott Morrison has called upon the Australian embassy to investigate the assault of a Channel 7 news crew by Washington riot police.
The system of multilateral international co-operation looks increasingly fragile.
A fundamental driver of inequality is the race to the bottom in how governments set their corporate tax rates.
After 12 months as prime minister, Morrison looks the strong leader, clearly in charge, with few constraints. But will he make a substantial entry in the history book of Australian prime ministers?
Being seen to lead is clearly an important political aspect of managing online content. But internet regulation must focus on creating policy that is clear, accountable, balanced and open to appeals.