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September 9, 2016

Global
New Survey Finds Critical Gaps in College-Aged Students’ Global Literacy

The results of a survey commissioned by the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Geographic Society highlight significant gaps in what college-aged students understand about the world and wh…

August 4, 2016

Brazil
Resources on the Olympics From CFR and Foreign Affairs

The 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this Friday, August 5. To help better understand the full significance of the Olympic games, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Forei…

November 30, 2015

Global
Paris Climate Talks: Resources From CFR and Foreign Affairs

Senior officials from almost two hundred nations are meeting in Paris, France, for the twenty-first annual United Nations Conference of Parties (COP21), also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conferenc…

April 25, 2013

Global Governance
CFR Report Card Gives Poor Grades to Efforts to Address Major Global Challenges

The international community and the United States fare poorly on most of six major global challenges, according to the new Global Governance Report Card by CFR’s International Institutions and Global…

March 19, 2012

United States
Ailing Public Education System Jeopardizes U.S. National Security, CFR Task Force Argues

The United States’ failure to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country’s ability to thrive in a global economy and maintain its leadership role, finds a new Co…

November 17, 2010

China
CFR Study Offers Strategy for Balancing Clean Energy Competition and Cooperation

A new study by CFR scholars Michael A. Levi, Elizabeth C. Economy, Shannon K. O’Neil, and Adam Segal examines how low-carbon innovations develop and spread, which will be essential for cutting greenh…

March 15, 2010

Nuclear Energy
CFR Interactive Guide Weighs Promise and Pitfalls of Increasing Reliance on Nuclear Energy

Concerns over climate change and energy security have spurred countries to reevaluate their energy policies. After decades of decline, nuclear power is increasingly presented as an option to meet gro…

May 21, 2009

Fossil Fuels
Canadian Oil Sands: Energy Security and Climate Change Concerns Can be Reconciled, Says New CFR Report

May 21, 2009—In the midst of heated debate over the future of the Canadian oil sands, a new report from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) says that prudent greenhouse gas regulations can safely …

June 11, 2008

Climate Change
CFR Task Force Calls for Overhaul of U.S. Climate Change Strategy

Against the backdrop of increasing attention to energy and climate change in the presidential campaigns, the recent failure of the Senate to advance the Lieberman-Warner climate bill, and preparation…

November 30, 2007

United States
Council Report Argues for New Policies to Protect National Security Interests from Consequences of Climate Change

Contact: CFR Communications, 212-434-9888, communications@cfr.org December 3, 2007—Hurricane Katrina underscored how extreme weather events—which are expected to become more severe and more nu…