In an interview, Olivia Lazard discusses the political impact of environmental degradation in the region.
Leaving the Paris Agreement is the final nail in the coffin of American leadership on climate change. What’s next?
Climate assemblies can help unlock more effective action against climate change, but improvements are needed in how they are run.
Critics can make a strong case that the United States has never been less respected or admired abroad than it is today. If Joe Biden wins in November, what will the world expect from American leadership?
The rivalry between China and the United States over climate change gives the EU a unique opportunity to become a strategic, global player on this issue.
Our economic structures are weakening the social and natural diversity necessary for a resilient planet, and for resilient societies. The EU must address the joint drivers of ecological and social disintegration in its fight against climate change.
Major fires along the U.S. West Coast partly result from ecological disintegration in the Amazon. So, North and South American states should work together toward their shared interest in protecting the rainforest.
Citizens’ assemblies have sprouted up in several European countries. It remains to be seen whether they can efficiently boost governments’ responses to climate change.
For most policymakers and experts who took part in the COP25, the summit’s outcomes are insufficient. The protesters and critics who followed the summit from outside are even more frustrated.
For the European Union to take the lead in global climate action, it will need to ensure a fair and inclusive transition with deeper democratic engagement.