A Christian Science perspective.
The country has put steep tariffs on an array of goods. Seventeen of the world's 20 largest economies have broken recent promises not to take protectionist measures.
While French and British leaders have been high profile, the low-key German chancellor is getting credit for the summit's regulatory focus.
The Obama-Hu exchange seemed to go well, while dinner Wednesday night gave Obama and Germany's Merkel a chance to reach greater détente.
President Luiz Ignácio Lula da Silva met with French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris Wednesday before heading to the G-20 summit in Britain.
Ahead of the G-20 economic summit, a divide grows over the balance of regulation and stimulus.
Cleaner-burning fuel is reducing dangerous levels of pollution – and saving money, too.