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September 13, 2016

United States
Climate Change and the Next U.S. President

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…

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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…

November 5, 2012

Disasters
Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change: Three Things to Know

As the recovery from hurricane Sandy gets under way, CFR’s Michael A. Levi highlights three policy takeaways from the storm.

August 24, 2012

Afghanistan
Afghan Insider Attacks: Three Things to Know

The rise in attacks on U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan by members of Afghan forces may have serious implications for the overall campaign in Afghanistan, as the endangerment of troops calls …

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…

February 22, 2012

Elections and Voting
Video Brief: Climate Change

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…

October 12, 2011

Global
Mobile’s Role in Women’s Development

Cherie Blair, founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, discusses the gender gap in access to mobile technology. Research conducted by Blair’s organization has found that the gender gap is pa…