America’s return to the Paris Climate Accord in January 2021 was a milestone in the global push for climate action.
But could renewed international pressure from foreign governments and corporations demanding protection of the Amazon convince the Brazilian government to rethink its policies, or will they simply go ignored, as it favors short-term economic gain over long-term environmental protection?
The EU prides itself on being a bold climate leader with the aim of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. But the union is banking on incremental change. The world simply cannot afford such timid action, or indeed hypocrisy.
As the security implications of global climate change are becoming clearer, NATO has invited climate change and security specialists from governments, think tanks, and academia to offer inputs and analyses.
In the French city of Orléans, citizens, experts, and politicians are working together to advance climate transition in an innovative form of public engagement that aims for a new type of “social contract” around climate action.
The Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center and UNDP invite you to the regional launch of the Human Development Report 2020 and a conversation to explore the implications of the report for the Arab states region.
Russia and the United States will increasingly face disruptions such as droughts, fires, floods, and hurricanes. Climate change will either become just another topic of discord or an area of proactive cooperation.
Humanity’s response to the climate crisis is reproducing the same logic that created it. The history of the Middle East and the Arab Spring foretell our global future: ignore ecological integrity at your peril.
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?