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The Carnegie Sustainability, Climate, and Geopolitics Program focuses on regional implications of the climate crisis, adaptation and security, and global governance challenges related to sustainability and climate. The program will be the hub of a global network of analysis and insightful ideas that builds a bridge between scientific research and policy action to tackle an increasingly complex set of interlocking climate and ecological crises.
The climate and energy policies of the United States and African countries should build on three shared interests—and address three strategic tensions.
An aborted ski season in Switzerland is likely to do more to drive climate politics than a heat wave in India, even if the latter causes immensely more human suffering.
A one-stop source for following global trends in climate policy protests since 2022.
As climate politics become more salient, demonstrations will likely multiply and expand in influence.
Climate change exacerbates the underlying social and governmental weaknesses that violent groups profit from.
The agreement on a new loss and damage fund is one of the summit’s bright spots, but more needs to be done to deliver the trillions of dollars needed to finance the low-carbon transition.
Katie Auth is a nonresident scholar with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s Africa Program, where her research focuses on U.S. government policy on Africa and evolving relationships with African partners, particularly related to climate change, energy, and investment. She is also the policy director at the Energy for Growth Hub, a global think tank advancing data-driven solutions to end energy poverty.
Dan Baer is senior vice president for policy research and director of the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Dimitar Bechev is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where he focuses on Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
Mariano-Florentino (Tino) Cuéllar is the tenth president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. A former justice of the Supreme Court of California, he served two U.S. presidents at the White House and in federal agencies, and was a faculty member at Stanford University for two decades.
Rozlyn C. Engel is a nonresident scholar in the American Statecraft Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she focuses on global macroeconomic risks, U.S. economic policy (foreign and domestic), and questions facing the economic intelligence community.
Kelly Sims Gallagher is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment and is academic dean and professor of energy and environmental policy at the Fletcher School, Tufts University.
Noah J. Gordon is acting co-director of the Sustainability, Climate, and Geopolitics Program and a fellow in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.
Olivia Lazard is a fellow at Carnegie Europe. Her research focuses on the geopolitics of climate, the transition ushered by climate change, and the risks of conflict and fragility associated to climate change and environmental collapse.
Mathews is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She served as Carnegie’s president for 18 years.
Anirudh Suri is a nonresident scholar with Carnegie India. His interests lie at the intersection of technology and geopolitics, climate, and strategic affairs.
Zainab Usman is a senior fellow and director of the Africa Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C. Her fields of expertise include institutions, economic policy, energy policy, and emerging economies in Africa.
Richard Youngs is a senior fellow in the Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, based at Carnegie Europe. He works on EU foreign policy and on issues of international democracy.