The sooner the new administration lays out the contours of the agreement it wants on climate change, the better the odds that it will be able to deliver. In this Huffington Post article, Michael Levi suggests a 5 point strategy for UN climate negotiations.
Al Gore, former vice president of the United States, tells Fareed Zakaria that whatever assistance the auto industry gets "should be focused on speeding the changes that are absolutely essential to ensure that our companies are competitive in the global marketplace."
The unfolding financial crisis and credit crunch creates new political and economic challenges on greenhouse gas reductions schemes. Some experts fear a retreat on climate policy, while others stress that opportunities for green investments still exist.
This report presents international energy projections through 2030, prepared by the Energy Information Administration, including outlooks for major energy fuels and associated carbon dioxide emissions.
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The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.