September 8, 2022Middle East and North Africa
As host of the UN climate talks, Egypt is trying to attract financial support for the continent’s climate actions. But its record of repression and reliance on fossil fuels threaten to undercut that …
August 31, 2022Middle East and North Africa
Violence between rival Shiite factions has raised concerns that Iraq’s weak government is facing prolonged political upheaval.
August 24, 2022Brazil
Scientists say the rain forest is approaching a critical tipping point at which the damage is irreversible.
August 17, 2022Climate Change
The Inflation Reduction Act promises the largest investment in climate action in U.S. history—$370 billion—and could lead to significant emissions reductions over the next decade.
July 6, 2022United States
The Supreme Court’s decision on the EPA also undermines Biden’s leadership in the global fight against climate change.
June 30, 2022NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
The Madrid summit paved the way for Finland and Sweden to join and underscored that Russia is NATO’s chief security threat. But the alliance’s new defensive efforts aren’t likely to change Putin’s st…
May 23, 2022South Korea
Presidents Biden and Yoon pledged to deepen and broaden the scope of the U.S.-South Korea alliance, but their success could depend on how China, Japan, and North Korea respond.