On Climate, Declaring ‘America Is Back’ Doesn’t Make It So
To make serious progress, bipartisanship will be needed.
In West Africa, Climate Change Equals Conflict
The region is the poster child for insecurities already brought on by global warming.
Welcome to the Era of Competitive Climate Statecraft
In trade, finance, development, and security, governments are racing to get closer to net-zero.
The United States and China Need to Cooperate—for the Planet’s Sake
Polling shows Americans want Biden to emphasize climate diplomacy with Beijing.
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British Muslims seek legal protections, Biden unveils his climate agenda, and why Saudi Arabia is getting away with murder.
Why Biden Has a Better Shot at Saving the Climate Than Obama Did
He has a lot more nations and interest groups on his side, and this time the promise of millions of new clean jobs is real.
Our Amazing Clean Energy Future Has Arrived
The evidence of a great green wave is now overwhelming. And it will only get better.
America Must Reclaim the Global Lead on Climate Change
Five places to start undoing the Trump administration’s damage and rebuilding U.S. leadership.
10 Conflicts to Watch in 2021
The world in 2021 will be haunted by the legacies of 2020: an ongoing pandemic, an economic crisis, Donald Trump’s divisive presidency—and new threats emanating from wars and climate change.
The New Geopolitics of Energy
Foreign Policy’s five best reads on the dramatic shift in energy policy in 2020.
Arctic Competition – Part Two
FP Analytics’ two-part Arctic Competition Power Map provides Insiders with an in-depth breakdown of how melting sea ice is enabling increased commercial activity and geopolitical competition over resources, shipping routes, and territory in the Arctic.
How Biden’s Climate Plans Will Shake Up Global Energy Markets
The new administration will use foreign policy tools to promote climate goals, boost clean energy, and punish carbon-intensive production.
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Great-power politics in Nagorno-Karabakh, the children of the Islamic State, and the meaning of Moldova’s election result.
What Are Biden’s Climate Options if the Senate Stays Republican?
A split government would make it harder, but there are many things a president can do.
What Will the U.S. Election Mean for Brazil’s Diplomacy?
China’s growing influence in Latin America and climate change will both continue to shape the future of the bilateral relationship.
In Northern Kenya, the Climate Crisis Shifts Gender Roles
Drought has disrupted the traditional way of life for pastoralists, pushing many women into business for the first time.
Surprise! India Is Leaping Ahead in Clean Energy
Long considered climate policy’s problem case, India is exceeding targets and breaking records thanks to fast-advancing technology.
Welcome to the Final Battle for the Climate
The great powers have taken big steps to fight global warming. Now attention turns to the rest of the world.
Arctic Competition – Part One
In Part I of FP Analytics’ Arctic Competition Power Map, we visualize how climate change is physically transforming the Arctic, lay out the scale of potential resources that will be made available, and detail the positions and interests of major players in the region.