December 16, 2021:
Youth activists in the Netherlands joined lawsuit against Shell as part of a new strategy to hold fossil energy companies accountable for unsustainable carbon dioxide emissions.
The climate change crisis can feel so formidable, so daunting, that instead of mobilizing people to action, it engenders paralysis. What could we mortals possibly do to prevent the calamity? A fair bit, it turns out. On Heat of the Moment, a 10-part podcast by FP Studios, in partnership with the Climate Investment Funds, we focus on ordinary people across the globe who have found ways to fight back.
Hosted by CNN contributor John D. Sutter, Heat of the Moment tells the stories of the people on the front lines of the fight against climate change.
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November 24, 2021:We are in the midst of one of the greatest moments of human migration in recent history. Wars and unrest in the Middle East, political tensions in Latin America, and ethnic clashes in places like Myanmar have caused millions of people to flee their homes looking for safety and security for themselves and their families. But there’s also another set of migrants: those who are fleeing because they’ve determined their homes are no longer safe from the massive forces of climate change.Today’s story involves someone who never expected to see herself as a climate migrant. In fact, as director of a climate-solution organization, Jamie Beck Alexander would often spend countless hours trying to help others in far-off places deal with the effects of climate change. But then a few years back, she realized her own living situation in California was no longer going to work.
November 18, 2021:
On this episode of Heat of the Moment, we meet former oil worker Allen Hubbard. Hubbard spent most of his professional career as a geologist working on oil rigs in Louisiana, trying to calculate the best spots to drill. Since leaving the industry, Hubbard began learning more about the climate crisis from people like former U.S. President Al Gore, and he decided he needed to do a complete 180. Now in his 80s, Hubbard has made it his duty to speak out and try to motivate people to curb their consumption of fossil fuels.
June 3, 2020:
How governments, journalists, and activists are all trying to change the narrative when they talk about climate change. The goal? Make the conversation more inclusive, less hostile, and frankly less boring.
April 29, 2020:
Climate change is forcing people from their homes, especially in island nations. How can the world change its policy toward climate migrants, and what can be done to assist those who want to stay not only survive but thrive?
Spies don’t talk—it’s the cardinal rule of the business. But here at Foreign Policy, we get them to open up. On I Spy, we hear from the operations people: the spies who steal secrets, who kill adversaries, who turn agents into double agents. Each episode features one spy telling the story of one operation.
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On the last day of 2019, China reported an unusual outbreak in Wuhan, a port city with a population of 11 million. Within two months, the disease would spread to almost every continent on the globe and kill thousands of people. From Foreign Policy, a podcast about the extent of the COVID-19 contagion, the threat it poses, and what countries are doing to contain it. Join FP’s James Palmer and Amy Mackinnon as they track the spread of the virus and explore what it means for people’s everyday lives. Have a coronavirus question for them to explore? Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Biden administration came into office promising to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. Almost two years later, momentum has dissipated, and the deal has all but been derailed. Meanwhile Ira...Show moren’s new hard-line leadership is actively aiding Russia in its war against Ukraine even as it confronts unprecedented women-led protests against its strict rules over hijabs.
Is there a way to revive the nuclear deal? What is the role of other key players such as the European Union and Israel?
Robert Malley is the Biden administration’s special envoy for Iran. Join Foreign Policy’s editor in chief, Ravi Agrawal, for a wide-ranging discussion with Malley on the state of the nuclear deal, the violent crackdown on protests in Iran, and how Washington plans to respond to Tehran’s involvement in the Russia-Ukraine war.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely the most popular elected leader in the world. No other politician has won so many votes in history. Few other incumbent leaders around the world...Show more have such consistently high polling numbers.
And yet a growing number of scholars believe that in the world’s largest democracy, Modi may be dismantling democracy itself. As historian Ramachandra Guha wrote in “The Cult of Modi,” India’s leader has systematically eroded key democratic pillars such as the press, the judiciary, the bureaucracy, and the cabinet.
How exactly has Modi corralled so much power? Why have India’s opposition parties crumbled? What does a changing India mean for the world order? Join FP’s editor in chief, Ravi Agrawal, for a rare in-depth interview with Guha.
Leaders of the world’s largest economies gathered in Bali, Indonesia, for the G-20 summit this week. Challenges to address included Russia’s war in Ukraine, unprecedented risks to intern...Show moreational energy and food supply chains, and a global economy edging closer to recession. All of this was discussed as a missile fell on Polish territory, sparking questions about its origins and whether the war in Ukraine had just entered a new phase.
What were the main summit takeaways from the summit? FP editor in chief Ravi Agrawal spoke with FP columnists Matthew Kroenig and Edward Alden, and Lynn Kuok, a senior fellow for Asia-Pacific security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies.