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September 19, 2019

Climate Change
UN Climate Talks

The 2019 UN Climate Action Summit follows years of international negotiations that have produced notable climate change accords, including the Kyoto Protocol and Paris Agreement. But leaders have so far failed to slow global temperature rise.

May 1, 2017

Politics and Government
Political Conventions and Foreign Policy

The quadrennial U.S. presidential nominating conventions are usually dominated by domestic themes. But they have at times been flavored by global economic concerns and national security threats, offe…

May 1, 2017

Energy and Environment
Ecological Disasters

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster involving Britain's BP has direct implications for the environment and economy of at least four U.S. states and could have a lasting impact on U.S. offshore dril…