December 9, 2021Fossil Fuels
As oil rigs and coal plants churn on, national emissions targets grow increasingly disingenuous and infeasible. To prevent the worst implications of the climate crisis, it is time to target the suppl…
July 22, 2021Climate Change
When it comes to climate change diplomacy, the European Union is the world’s heavy hitter. But the ultimate fate of their new Fit for 55 plan will depend on three factors.
June 10, 2021Diplomacy and International Institutions
Is America back and able to make the West once again the core of an open, rules-based world order? Biden and his counterparts have an opportunity to prove skeptics wrong this week.
June 8, 2021Global Governance
The high seas are poorly governed. Ratifying the proposed high seas pact would plug this gaping hole and help preserve the future of life on nearly half of the planet.
April 29, 2021Energy and Environment
Biden’s Earth Day summit leaves important, lingering questions, the most important of these being the feasibility and credibility of his plans.
February 22, 2021United States
Biden's first major foreign policy address drew the curtain on the disastrous Trump era, emphasizing the nation’s strength at home determines its success abroad—and vice versa.
February 22, 2021Climate Change
Disaster preparedness is hard, expensive, time-consuming, and often thankless work. Failure to invest in it can be catastrophic, however.
February 1, 2021Democracy
Now more than ever, democracy’s champions need to hang together. The Biden administration should approach its proposed Summit for Democracy in the spirit of humility rather than hubris.
November 23, 2020Human Rights
The United States can only promote human rights abroad if it begins from a position of humility, acknowledging that the struggle to make America a more perfect union is ongoing.
November 23, 2020United Nations
Biden should reinvigorate American leadership within the United Nations and invest more energy and resources into multilateral diplomacy.