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Bridging the Political Divide on Climate

Virtual

Ahead of the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe argues that we need to find shared values in order to achieve collective action on climate change.

A 120m sand artwork by Sand in Your Eye is seen at New Brighton Beach on the Wirral peninsular aims in New Brighton, Britain
Reuters
Oct
22

Past Events

World Review: Taiwan Tensions, Iraq Elections, and Energy Geopolitics

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Karen DeYoung, Bobby Ghosh, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Xi Jinping
REUTERS

World Review: Extreme Weather, Cyber Threats, and the Delta Variant

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Nirmal Ghosh, Carla Anne Robbins, and Steve Erlanger join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Flooding in Europe
REUTERS

Commentary & Analysis

Food Security and Climate Mitigation as Counterinsurgency

BLOG
Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

If left unmitigated, hunger- and climate change-induced suffering in both Afghanistan and Haiti will likely exacerbate current political instability and conflict.

Afghan woman receives a box of food.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Barriers to the Circular Economy

In the News
Journal of Industrial Ecology
Kris Hartley

Kris Hartley coauthors a study on barriers to circular economies demonstrated by the sustainability of Dutch technical and interior textiles industries.

Close up of a sewing machine in front of thread
Ivan Radic
Climate and the Environment

Research

Renewing International Extension to Equip Farmers for a Changing Climate

RESEARCH
Report by Gloria Dabek

The climate crisis necessitates a new extension agenda that prioritizes farmer needs and preferences and promotes climate resilience and adaptation. US policy should reflect this new extension agenda to ensure farmers have the tools to succeed in providing for themselves, and ultimately, feeding the world.

A farmer examines his crops in the field.
Climate and the Environment

Farmers on the Front Line: Agriculture's Role in Fighting Climate Change

RESEARCH
Report

Climate change is wreaking havoc on agriculture and food security both in the US and abroad. In collaboration with the Farm Journal Foundation, the Council provides recommendations that are targeted both domestically and internationally.

Food and Agriculture

Experts