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November 22, 2022

United States
What the 2022 Midterm Elections Mean for U.S. Climate Policy

Progress on President Biden’s climate agenda will slow with a split Congress. But with federal efforts dulled, state-level action could supply added momentum.

COP 27

November 21, 2022

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Diplomacy Debrief: COP27, ASEAN, and G20 Summits

President Biden just completed an important diplomacy tour with stops at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Ca…

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November 21, 2022

Climate Change
COP27 Didn’t Make Enough Progress to Prevent Climate Catastrophe

The UN climate summit delivered on a loss and damage fund, but it fell short on goals to reduce emissions and avoid the worst consequences of climate change.

November 8, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
CFR Welcomes Linda Robinson as a Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy

Linda Robinson has returned to the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) as a senior fellow for women and foreign policy. Robinson was previously an adjunct fellow at CFR and a senior editor of Foreign …

November 4, 2022

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.

November 4, 2022

Health
Perilous Pathogens: How Climate Change Is Increasing the Threat of Diseases

At the COP27 summit, leaders will discuss how to deal with the many consequences of climate change. These four cases show how the climate crisis is altering the threat of zoonotic diseases.

An infectious diseases research team in full body protective suits, catches bats for a study outside the Khao Chong Phran Cave in Ratchaburi, Thailand

November 3, 2022

East Africa
Climate Change and Regional Instability in the Horn of Africa

Climate change is exacerbating instability in the Horn of Africa. Democratizing climate awareness, respecting African energy needs, and supporting regional organizations are strategies to mitigate it…

October 28, 2022

Climate Change
COP27 Climate Summit in Egypt: What to Expect

Countries made big pledges at last year’s UN climate conference, but greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise. This year’s event in Sharm el-Sheikh will focus on translating those commitments into a…

October 25, 2022

Climate Change
COP27 and International Climate Action: A Conversation With John Kerry

John Kerry discusses the U.S. international climate effort ahead of COP27, the upcoming 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

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October 18, 2022

Climate Change
Adapting to a Changing Climate

Alice C. Hill, senior fellow for energy and the environment at CFR, and Leslie Chapman-Henderson, president and CEO of the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), discuss factoring the ris…

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