New Atlanticist Nov 7, 2021
The infrastructure bill is just the start. These Congress members are pushing to make climate action bipartisan.
By Katherine Walla
Severe weather events, the prospects for jobs, and youth activism are changing the political climate, lawmakers said at an Atlantic Council event at the COP26 summit.
New Atlanticist Nov 3, 2021
Can innovation save the planet?
By Dan Peleschuk
Policy heavyweights Bill Gates and John Kerry and experts from the UAE and Kenya joined the Atlantic Council at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, to discuss the technological breakthroughs that can make a lasting impact on climate change.
The Big Story Aug 31, 2021
Heat is killing us—and the economy too
By Kathy Baughman McLeod
Most people know the knock-on effects of global warming by now: rising sea levels, mass extinction of plants and wildlife, worsening floods, fires, and hurricanes. But heat itself is too often overlooked as a destructive force in its own right.
Fast Thinking Aug 9, 2021
FAST THINKING: What the UN climate report didn’t say
By Atlantic Council
The report maps a path to avert planetary catastrophe if humans completely stop adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by 2050. But is that even possible?
New Atlanticist Jun 29, 2021
Carbon border adjustment mechanisms: Will innovative climate policy launch a trade war?
By Mark Linscott
The path forward is likely to be full of drama, showdowns, and uncertainty. Here are the key questions raised by the hypothetical trade restrictions known as CBAMs.