February 20, 2020
The United States and China are responsible for more than 40% of global CO2 emissions. Which countries are the world’s biggest carbon polluters?
May 2, 2011
Having just returned from Cuba’s Communist Party Congress, Council on Foreign Relations’ Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies, Julia Sweig, shares her analysis of the political and economic reform…
December 17, 2019
Take a look back at 2019’s most pressing current events and the experts and renowned guests who came to CFR, including Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, to disc…
September 13, 2016
The next president of the United States will play a critical role in shaping the country’s climate policy, deciding whether and how to reduce emissions, while minimizing any impact on economic growth…
March 26, 2014
More than eight hundred million Indians will head to the polls next month to elect a new government that must tackle corruption and a fizzling economy, explains CFR’s Alyssa Ayres.
March 2, 2018
Solar energy, the world’s cheapest and fastest-growing power source, could one day supply most of the world’s energy needs. But in a new book, “Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and…
June 5, 2014
Poor government oversight and protests in Brazil have expanded the World Cup narrative beyond soccer and into politics, explains CFR’s Julia Sweig.
April 18, 2012
In the wake of the debate over electing a non-American president of the World Bank, CFR’s Stewart Patrick and Thierry de Montbrial of the French Institute for International Relations discuss the chal…
February 22, 2012
The winner of the U.S. presidential election will face at least three sets of climate challenges including reducing U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, facing international pressure, and developing climat…
February 8, 2012
The Hamas-Fatah unity deal reflects Palestinian efforts to find new patrons and new sources of support in the region, says CFR’s Robert M. Danin.