Energy and Climate Change
- U.S. Preparedness for Nuclear and Radiological ThreatsJ. Andrés Gannon, Stanton nuclear security fellow at CFR, discusses the likelihood of Russian deployment and use of nuclear missiles against Ukraine or its allies, and the implications for the United…
- What the 2022 Midterm Elections Mean for U.S. Climate PolicyProgress on President Biden’s climate agenda will slow with a split Congress. But with federal efforts dulled, state-level action could supply added momentum.
- COP27 and International Climate Action: A Conversation With John KerryJohn Kerry discusses the U.S. international climate effort ahead of COP27, the upcoming 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
- Superstorm Sandy: Lessons for Climate Resiliency Ten Years LaterIn October 2012, Superstorm Sandy made landfall as one of the most destructive hurricanes to ever hit the United States, causing tens of billions of dollars in damage and dozens of casualties. A decade later, climate change has continued to intensify the impacts of hurricanes in the United States, as made evident by recent Hurricane Ian. Our panelists discuss lessons learned in climate resiliency over the past decade, and how the United States can better prepare for natural disasters moving forward. The Lessons From History Series uses historical analysis as a critical tool for understanding modern foreign policy challenges by hearing from practitioners who played an important role in a consequential historical event or from experts and historians. This series is made possible through the generous support of David M. Rubenstein.
- A Conversation With Senator Pat ToomeyJoin U.S. Senator and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Pat Toomey for a discussion on banking regulations, trade, and existing and proposed U.S. sanctions on Russia to hold it accountable for the war in Ukraine.
- The United States Needs to Prepare for More Billion-Dollar Climate Disasters Like Hurricane IanBillion-dollar disasters such as Hurricane Ian are on the rise in the United States. Officials should take swift action to reduce the damage and protect Americans.