Jul 11, 2024

Chevron deference is dead—and US climate action hangs in the balance

By David L. Goldwyn, Andrea Clabough

The US Supreme Court's seismic decision to overturn Chevron deference ends decades of federal agencies’ regulatory authority to interpret laws’ where there is ambiguity. While not specifically about climate or energy, the change is deeply consequential for the current—and next—administration’s ability to act on these issues according to its agenda.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Inflection Points Today

Jul 9, 2024

Putin, Xi, Orbán, and Modi provide a disturbing backdrop to the start of the NATO Summit

By Frederick Kempe

The split screens haunting the NATO Summit include a deadly attack on a children’s hospital and meetings with autocrats in Moscow and Beijing.

China Europe & Eurasia


Jul 9, 2024

The UK sets a path for clean, affordable energy—and renewed climate leadership

By Charles Hendry

The new UK administration, under Prime Minister Keir Starmer, is committed to clean energy and the energy transition. With experienced ministers stepping back into familiar roles, the new Labour government aims to hit the ground running to drive renewable energy, new nuclear technologies, and carbon capture initiatives, repositioning the UK as a leader in international climate change discussions.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Atlantic Debrief

Jul 8, 2024

#AtlanticDebrief – What are the biggest takeaways from the French election? | A Debrief from Amb. Gérard Araud

Jörn Fleck sits down with Amb. Gérard Araud to unpack the implications of the French election results and the emerging power struggles in French politics.

Elections Europe & Eurasia

Memo to...

Jul 8, 2024

Memo to NATO leaders: Why and how NATO countries should engage in the Indo-Pacific

By Matthew Kroenig, Jeffrey Cimmino

NATO and its constituent members must bolster cooperation with Indo-Pacific partners and build around existing US efforts to secure the Indo-Pacific region.

Europe & Eurasia Indo-Pacific

Inflection Points

Jul 8, 2024

The NATO Summit faces three simultaneous threats

By Frederick Kempe

Autocracies’ growing common cause, democracies’ continued weaknesses, and an insufficient recognition of the gravity of the historic moment confront the Alliance as it meets in Washington.

Central Asia China

Fast Thinking

Jul 7, 2024

The far right suffers a shocking defeat in France

By Atlantic Council

National Rally, which had placed first in the European Parliament elections in France last month, came in third in the second round of French parliamentary elections on Sunday.

Elections European Union

New Atlanticist

Jul 7, 2024

Experts react: French voters beat back the far right in an election surprise. What’s next for France and Macron?

By Atlantic Council experts

The left-wing alliance New Popular Front and centrist parties aligned with President Emmanuel Macron emerged ahead of the far-right National Front on Sunday.

Elections France

New Atlanticist

Jul 5, 2024

Experts react: Labour is back. Here’s what to expect from the new UK government.

By Atlantic Council experts

Our experts outlined incoming Prime Minister Keir Starmer's priorities and the party's vision for the UK's role in the world.

Elections Politics & Diplomacy

Inflection Points Today

Jul 4, 2024

What do Biden, Macron, and Sunak have in common? They brought it on themselves. 

By Frederick Kempe

US President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak are suffering from self-inflicted wounds that are likely to have long-term political and economic consequences.

Economy & Business Elections