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Thu, Sep 5, 2019

Democratic hopefuls show enhanced dedication to fighting climate crisis

What united all of the candidates was a recognition that climate change would need to be a major focus of the next president.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Climate Change & Climate Action Elections

Fri, Aug 30, 2019

Climate-resilient small farming communities vital to MENA food security

Small farmers play a major role in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s food security. They produce the bulk of the region’s domestic supply of staples. However, small farm holders are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change in the region.

MENASource by Amal A. Kandeel

Climate Change & Climate Action Middle East

Fri, Aug 30, 2019

Taking on the Temperature

Paris is certainly a leader in the effort to confront climate change and has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050; it recently released a comprehensive “urban cooling strategy” to prepare for the extreme heat that has cost lives and livelihoods in the recent past.

New Atlanticist by Kathy Baughman McLeod

Climate Change & Climate Action France

Mon, Aug 12, 2019

The Chinese export We should be targeting: Climate change

The Trump Administration’s trade war with China has aimed to reduce the trade deficit, but the volleys of tariffs between the US and China have impacted industries from railways to energy, and even required an aid package to keep the agriculture industry afloat. However, US trade policy should instead focus on a more menacing and enduring Chinese export, one that it does not send to the United States but whose emissions […]

EnergySource by David Yellen

China Climate Change & Climate Action

Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Engelke in Nikkei Asian Review: Himalayan states must unite to protect mountain environment

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action South Asia

Tue, Jul 9, 2019

Iran’s troubled quest for food self-sufficiency

Modern Iran has been shaped by a long history of chronic food insecurity. In 1917-1918, during World War I, drought ravaged harvests while occupying British, Ottoman, and Russian troops requisitioned much of remaining food supplies.

IranSource by David Michel

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Wed, Jul 3, 2019

Beck and Livingston in the Hill: The California climate policy no one is talking about

In the News by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Jul 3, 2019

Urbanization and the growing demand for cooling in a warming climate: Buildings as a critical resource

One of the key drivers of increasing global electricity demand is urbanization. Although urbanization rates in industrial countries are generally above 75 percent, urbanization is still in a relatively early stage in developing countries. This is especially true in South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Southeast Asia, where electricity growth is rising rapidly and the share […]

EnergySource by Robert F. Ichord

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Tue, Jun 11, 2019

In the face of climate change: Challenges of water scarcity and security in MENA

Renewable freshwater resource constraints constitute one of the most critical challenges to sustainable development and human security in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Climate change is expected to exacerbate this challenge.

MENASource by Amal A. Kandeel

Climate Change & Climate Action

Fri, Jun 7, 2019

Gender equality has a vital role to play in protecting our oceans

To solve the challenges facing the oceans, gender parity has to be embedded in the solutions.

New Atlanticist by Peter Thomson and Isabella Lövin

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment