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.
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.
The Case for Climate Reparations
The world’s poorest will bear the worst consequences of the climate crisis. Redirecting international resources to address entrenched inequalities provides a way out.
‘The Stakes Couldn’t Be Any Higher’
Todd Stern, Obama’s right hand at the Paris accords, says this U.S. election is make-or-break for efforts to fight runaway climate change.
Yes, We Can Get Rid of the World’s Dirtiest Fuel
Signs of coal’s demise are everywhere, but the world needs a better plan to phase out thousands of coal power plants still in use.
How Biden Could Use Trump’s Trade War Thumbscrews to Fight Climate Change
Fortunately for supporters of aggressive action on global emissions, Trump has demonstrated a highly effective way to circumvent the legislative process.
There Is No Arctic Axis
Russia and China’s partnership in the north is primarily driven by business, not politics.
The Post-Pandemic Economy Could Be Green and Clean—but Not With These Plans
Well-meaning green stimulus plans fall far short of what’s needed for the climate and the economy.
Green Energy’s Dirty Side Effects
The global transition to renewables could lead to human rights abuses and risks exacerbating inequalities between the West and the developing world.
Has the Coronavirus Disappeared Climate Politics?
Europe’s pandemic bailouts are trying to save the continent’s economy. Less clear is if they can save the planet.
Obamacare for Geopolitics
The United States needs better insurance against attacks—whether by Mother Nature or human actors.
How to Broaden the Coalition Against Climate Change
There’s a limit to what any one company can do when it operates within a system in which oil, gas, and even coal use are still rising.
How Climate Change Has Supercharged the Left
Global warming could launch socialists to unprecedented power—and expose their movement’s deepest contradictions.
When the Green New Deal Goes Global
The left’s increasingly ambitious environmental agenda is rethinking the mechanics of the international economy.
2020 for the Future
Fridays for Future took foreign policy out of the hands of bureaucrats and officials in 2019. Next year, Greta Thunberg’s movement could go further.