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Wed, Sep 22, 2021

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera: COVID-19 solidarity offers hope for tackling climate change

The Chilean leader joined other political, business, and health leaders at the annual conference hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center alongside the United Nations General Assembly. 

New Atlanticist by Nick Fouriezos

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Thu, Sep 9, 2021

We have heroes, not avengers: A generation shaped by 9/11

The children of 2001 are frustrated—but not disgruntled.

9/11 - Twenty years on by Caroline Multerer

Resilience Resilience & Society

Tue, Aug 31, 2021

Heat is killing us—and the economy too

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.

The Big Story by Kathy Baughman McLeod

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

Tue, Aug 31, 2021

Extreme heat: The economic and social consequences for the United States

A new report produced by the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center with analysis conducted by Vivid Economics—quantifies the impacts of heat under current and future conditions.

Report by Adrienne Arsht – Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center

Climate Change & Climate Action Resilience

Wed, Aug 25, 2021

Kathy Baughman McLeod quoted in The New York Times on the effort to name heatwaves

Heat waves are "quietly, perniciously killing more people than any other climate-driven hazard," says Kathy Baughman McLeod in The New York Times.

In the News

Resilience Resilience & Society

Wed, Aug 25, 2021

PTSD is an endless war for veterans. The news from Afghanistan is making it worse.

The realities of the Afghanistan withdrawal and its framing as a defeat put service members and veterans at risk for debilitating mental health problems and suicide.

New Atlanticist by Kirsten Fontenrose

Afghanistan Conflict

Sun, Aug 15, 2021

Haiti needs the world’s help. Now.

The world must learn from the mistakes of the past: funding failing to reach Haiti, subpar coordination with the Haitian people, and a relief effort that generated dependence on the international relief community.

New Atlanticist by Jason Marczak, Wazim Mowla

Caribbean Democratic Transitions

Mon, Aug 9, 2021

FAST THINKING: What the UN climate report didn’t say

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?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Thu, Aug 5, 2021

Here’s what we’re reading this summer

Even in the depths of summer, our deeply thoughtful (and widely read) staff at the Atlantic Council keep their mental gears churning. Here are some summer reading suggestions from us for the beach, mountains, or backyard.

New Atlanticist by Andrew R. Marshall

Civil Society Education

Thu, Jul 29, 2021

Varshney joins Asia Society to discuss centrality of religion and caste in modern India

In the News by Atlantic Council

India Nationalism