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February 28, 2024

Renewable Energy
Academic Webinar: Energy Security

Meghan L. O’Sullivan, director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Jeane Kirkpatrick professor of the practice of international affairs at Harvard University, leads the…

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February 26, 2024

United Nations
The UN Security Council

The UN Security Council is the premier global body for maintaining international peace and security, but it faces steady calls for reform to better meet twenty-first-century challenges.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses the Security Council via video amid Russia’s war.

March 4, 2024

United States
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: Unsung Hero Protecting Critical Infrastructure from National Security Threats

One of the IIJA's lesser known components is the investment it provides for resilience against cyber threats to critical infrastructure like ports, energy grids, transmission lines, and railways.

Biden

March 1, 2024

Climate Change
A Conversation With John Kerry

John Kerry discusses his work as U.S. special presidential envoy for climate, the challenges the United States faces, and the Biden administration’s priorities as it continues to address climate chan…

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December 5, 2023

Climate Change
Global Climate Agreements: Successes and Failures

International efforts, such as the Paris Agreement, aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But experts say countries aren’t doing enough to limit dangerous global warming.

Muddy waters nearly submerge lines of cars during a flood in Colorado, United States.

February 15, 2024

North Korea
60th Munich Security Conference, African Union’s Conflict-Laden Agenda, Bellicose North Korea, and More

World leaders gather for the sixtieth Munich Security Conference with growing concerns about a continued war in Ukraine and threats to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) cohesion; the African …

Podcast North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends the 10th Session of the 14th Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, at the Mansudae Assembly Hall, in Pyongyang, North Korea on January 15, 2024

February 27, 2024

Energy and Environment
Financing the Clean Industrial Revolution

Panelists discuss private capital’s role in leading the clean energy transition and what it takes to establish a redeployment of steady capital investing in decarbonization. 

Play Solar energy fields and wind turbines seen from the air in foggy conditions during an autumn morning

December 14, 2023

Energy and Environment
New Ideas to Fund our Planet’s Future: Finance-Based Strategies for Curbing Climate Change

At COP28 in Dubai, negotiators once again focus on increasing climate finance as the world struggles to manage rising temperatures, historic natural disasters, and environmental depletion. Panelists …

Play Participants walk by banners as they attend day four of the UNFCCC COP28 Climate Conference at Expo City Dubai.

December 13, 2023

Climate Change
Did the COP28 Summit Give a Boost to Renewable Energy Plans?

Leaders at the UN climate meeting in Dubai signaled a crucial pivot away from fossil fuel use, but significant hurdles remain for a speedy transition to emission-free energy.

An employee connects solar cells at a manufacturing plant in Oragadam, in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Currently, Coal powers 70 percent of India’s electricity generation.

August 16, 2023

Latin America
How the Caribbean Is Building Climate Resilience

The Caribbean is already bearing the brunt of climate change. Governments in the region are taking steps to combat it, but are they enough?

A young girl walks on a fallen tree in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew made landfall in 2016.