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January 28, 2022

Defense and Security
U.S. National Security as Seen by Three Former National Security Advisors

U.S. national security advisors from the last three administrations reflect on their experiences and assess some of the principal challenges facing the United States today.

Play An American flag hangs from the side of the Pentagon to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, on September 11, 2021, in Washington, DC.

January 28, 2022

Russia
Russia’s Energy Role in Europe: What’s at Stake With the Ukraine Crisis

The prospect of a major Russian offensive in Ukraine has brought European dependence on Russian energy into sharp relief and set off a scramble for alternatives.

January 27, 2022

India
Bahar Dutt: U.S.-India Climate Change Cooperation Needs a Revamp

India has made ambitious pledges to reduce its emissions. The United States can help it transition to green energy.

Bahar Dutt stands behind a TV camera as it snows.

December 16, 2021

Climate Change
Climate Resilience Strategies

Alice C. Hill, CFR’s David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the environment, and Matthew J. Gonser, chief resilience officer and executive director of the Office of Climate Change, Sustaina…

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Mitigating Drivers of Climate Migration in the Americas

Escalating climate change has resulted in more frequent extreme weather events, rising temperatures, and variable precipitation patterns across Latin America and the Caribbean. Today Central America,…

January 24, 2022

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: January 15–21

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from January 15 to January 22, 2022.

Map of Nigeria shaded in red to reflect Nigeria Security Tracker-documented deaths per state. Borno state, the northeastern-most state, is dark red, while the rest of the country are shades of pink. Regions of Cameroon, Chad, and Niger that have experienced Boko Haram-related violence are also shaded.

November 17, 2021

Energy and Climate Policy
Academic Webinar: Energy Policy and Efforts to Combat Climate Change

Jason Bordoff, cofounding dean, Columbia Climate School, founding director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, and professor of professional practice in international and public affairs at Columbi…

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October 29, 2021

Nuclear Energy
The Climate for Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy is critical for decarbonization in the fight against climate change. But high-profile accidents, substantial costs, and concerns about waste management have kneecapped its expansion. A…

Podcast Nuclear power plant

November 23, 2021

Energy and Environment
Biden Wants to Increase U.S. Offshore Wind Energy. Can He Do It?

The Biden administration has unveiled plans to dramatically ramp up the nation’s offshore wind industry to help fulfill U.S. climate pledges. How realistic is the roadmap?

January 19, 2022

Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: January 8–14

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from January 8 to January 14, 2022.

Map of Nigeria shaded in red to reflect Nigeria Security Tracker-documented deaths per state. Borno state, the northeastern-most state, is dark red, while the rest of the country are shades of pink. Regions of Cameroon, Chad, and Niger that have experienced Boko Haram-related violence are also shaded.