Pierre Noel and Chi Kong Chyong argue the Biden administration inherited an impossibly bad situation, having to choose between triggering a crisis with its indispensable European ally or risking the impression that it was throwing Ukraine under the bus. It chose the latter.
While the world has many ambitious long-term climate targets, it lacks strategies to put the right investments and policies in place. The next 10-15 years will be critical – and several factors can promote effective efforts to achieve net-zero emissions by mid-century.
In a new op-ed for the World Economic Forum, Erin M. Blanton and Ben N. Ratner argue that as public and corporate concern about the climate grows and as expectations for financial players escalate, it’s time for the C-Suite to integrate climate into their firms’ public policy advocacy.
In a new essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines the causes of last week's fuel shortages along the Eastern Seaboard and lessons that the federal government and private sector should take from the crisis to bolster the United States’ security of critical energy infrastructure and its resilience to inevitable disruptions from the rising risks of both cyberattack and severe weather.
WASHINGTON DC, Apr 8 2021 (IPS) - As the world looks to address issues of gender equity, development and climate change, the importance of increasing the participation of women in the energy sector is gaining attention.