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Russian energy giant Gazprom said it had stopped all gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria.
Russian energy giant Gazprom said it had stopped all gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria.

Putin’s Ukraine Gambit Was ‘Self-Defeating’

Two experts on energy and geopolitics talk about spiking prices, Russia’s war, and what that means for the climate fight.

A person in a green jacket holding their bicycle looks out over water and coal plants.
A person in a green jacket holding their bicycle looks out over water and coal plants.

The Energy Crisis Won’t Sabotage Climate Goals

Climate despair is understandable but misplaced.

Clive Palmer, chairman of the United Australia Party, prepares to speak at the National Press Club in Canberra, Australia, on April 7.
Clive Palmer, chairman of the United Australia Party, prepares to speak at the National Press Club in Canberra, Australia, on April 7.

How a Pair of Mining Fortunes Will Shape the Australian Election

Two wealthy men with opposing political views are riding a wave of discontent with the major parties.

People fill water tanks in the Shabelle River in Gode, Ethiopia, on April 8.
People fill water tanks in the Shabelle River in Gode, Ethiopia, on April 8.

War in Ukraine Is Worsening East Africa’s Food Crisis

Rising wheat, fuel, and fertilizer costs amid a historic drought could lead to mass hunger and instability throughout the Horn of Africa.

U.S. Navy Capt. David Bretz (right) shakes hands with Vietnamese military officials during the arrival of the USNS Mercy in Nha Trang in central Vietnam on May 17, 2018.
U.S. Navy Capt. David Bretz (right) shakes hands with Vietnamese military officials during the arrival of the USNS Mercy in Nha Trang in central Vietnam on May 17, 2018.

Vietnam Relations Are a Quiet U.S. Victory Already

There’s no need to empower hard-liners by a potentially provocative upgrade.

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a Commonwealth Club of California event in San Francisco on Sept. 13, 2018.
Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a Commonwealth Club of California event in San Francisco on Sept. 13, 2018.

John Kerry: ‘We’re Behind. We’re Way Behind.’

America’s climate envoy on what it will take to turn things around for the planet.

A heat pump stands outside a property as part of a green housing project in Huddersfield recently retrofitted by Kirklees Council on March 16, 2022 in Huddersfield, England.
A heat pump stands outside a property as part of a green housing project in Huddersfield recently retrofitted by Kirklees Council on March 16, 2022 in Huddersfield, England.

Heat Pumps Will Change Everything—and Not Enough

It’s a long-term solution for climate change with plenty of short-term problems.

A farmer in drives a tractor pulling a planter with sugar beet seeds in Humnyska, Ukraine on March 26.
A farmer in drives a tractor pulling a planter with sugar beet seeds in Humnyska, Ukraine on March 26.

How Climate Change and War Are Compounding Food Insecurity

Disruption to Black Sea routes and climate change-related crop failures pose major risks to food security in Ukraine and around the world.

Solar technicians from Alianza Ceibo/Amazon Frontlines help members
Solar technicians from Alianza Ceibo/Amazon Frontlines help members

Ecuador’s Distant Dream of a Green Recovery

The debt-saddled country is struggling to meet its climate goals under IMF austerity.

Several gas station signs displaying current prices are shown along a street.
Several gas station signs displaying current prices are shown along a street.

The Ukraine Crisis Offers a Rare Chance for Energy and Climate Cooperation

Russia’s war in Ukraine has exposed some difficult truths about the world’s energy needs.

Senegalese President Macky Sall shakes hands with Kristalina Georgieva, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, at a conference in Diamniadio, Senegal, on Dec. 2, 2019.
Senegalese President Macky Sall shakes hands with Kristalina Georgieva, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, at a conference in Diamniadio, Senegal, on Dec. 2, 2019.

The World Bank and IMF Are Getting It Wrong on Climate Change

Rich donor countries are working to deprioritize poverty reduction and economic development in the global south.

A Russian service member stands guard by a military truck on the island of Alexandra Land, which is part of the Franz Josef Land archipelago in Russia, on May 17, 2021.
A Russian service member stands guard by a military truck on the island of Alexandra Land, which is part of the Franz Josef Land archipelago in Russia, on May 17, 2021.

After Ukraine, Can the Arctic Peace Hold?

A Western boycott of the Arctic Council could backfire.

Rangers stop a fishing boat for questioning at a bird sanctuary and protected area by Prek Toal floating village in Battambang province, Cambodia on October 14, 2020.
Rangers stop a fishing boat for questioning at a bird sanctuary and protected area by Prek Toal floating village in Battambang province, Cambodia on October 14, 2020.

China Is Choking Off Asia’s Most Important River

Upstream dams are destroying the Mekong Basin.

Civilians stage a silent protest against the drilling in the Kavango Basin on the steps of St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa, on March 11, 2021.
Civilians stage a silent protest against the drilling in the Kavango Basin on the steps of St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa, on March 11, 2021.

Can Namibia Avoid the Resource Curse?

A new offshore oil discovery could be a godsend—or disaster—for one of Africa’s most unequal countries.

Gerry Rutterman and his daughter Kensey walk through floodwaters to return to their family home in Sydney on March 9.
Gerry Rutterman and his daughter Kensey walk through floodwaters to return to their family home in Sydney on March 9.

The ‘Rain Bomb’ That Could Shape the Australian Election

Devastating floods have yet again revealed the country is at the sharp end of climate change.

A climate change protester in New York
A climate change protester in New York

The Way We Talk About Climate Change Is Wrong

The language of “sacrifice” reveals we’re stuck in a colonial mindset.

The U.N. General Assembly Hall
The U.N. General Assembly Hall

The U.N. Treaty That Could Be the Oceans’ Last Great Hope

With a big push from a coalition of nearly 50 countries, can the landmark agreement pass?

An aerial view of elephants grazing in Kimana Sanctuary
An aerial view of elephants grazing in Kimana Sanctuary

Africa Has a Climate Funding Shortfall

The IPCC report highlights a major financing gap for climate adaptation research focused on the continent.

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