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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

Preventing Nuclear Proliferation and Reassuring America's Allies

RESEARCH
Report by Multiple Authors

A task force, cochaired by Chuck Hagel, Malcolm Rifkind, and Kevin Rudd with Ivo Daalder, argues that fraying American alliances and a rapidly changing security environment have shaken America’s nuclear security guarantees and threaten the 50-year-old nuclear nonproliferation regime.

Then US Vice President Joe Biden visits Observation Post Ouellette inside the DMZ, the military border separating the two Koreas, in Panmunjom in 2013.
REUTERS
Defense and Security

Rebuilding the Midwest's Infrastructure

RESEARCH
Report by Multiple Authors

John Austin and Alexander Hitch examine policies and priorities to drive equitable economic recovery in the Midwest in a world reshaped by COVID-19.

Midwestern bridge
Global Cities

Green COVID-19 Recovery and Transatlantic Leadership: What Are the Prospects?

RESEARCH
Report by Paul Hofhuis

A Democratic victory provides greater opportunity for transatlantic collaboration, but underlying structures for cooperation among societal stakeholders in the United States need to be reinvigorated.

U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry Remarks on COP21 and Action Beyond Paris
COP21
COVID-19

Conducting City Diplomacy: A Survey of International Engagement in 47 Cities

RESEARCH
Report by Multiple Authors

The impact of global challenges such as climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic manifests most acutely in urban settings, rendering cities essential players on the global stage. 

Aerial view of the city of Chicago and its lakefront
Haseeb Hussain
Global Cities

A Global Welcome: Metro Chicago's Approach to Immigrant Inclusion

RESEARCH
Report by Multiple Authors

Chicago is positioned to elevate itself as a bold city, capable of taking on cutting-edge policies and providing accessible opportunities for all residents.

A young woman in Delaware holds a sign saying, "No human being is illegal"
findingamerican.com
Immigration and Migration

A Vital Midwest: The Path to a New Prosperity

RESEARCH
Report by Multiple Authors

The Midwest possesses a dynamic political and economic history that lies at the center of America’s economic growth and keeps the region front and center in politics today.

A Vital Midwest: The Path to a New Prosperity
Global Cities

Women and Girls as Change Agents

RESEARCH
Report by Multiple Authors

Investing in girls' education can put countries on the path to a more stable, prosperous future.

A young Indian girl writes on a chalkboard in a classroom
Nikhita S.
Women and Girls

Using Systems Approaches to Catalyze Whole-of-Community Childhood Obesity Prevention Efforts

RESEARCH
Report by Multiple Authors

This paper argues that combining two movements in obesity research could turn the tide on obesity.

Farmer attending crops in a vegetable field.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Global Goals, Global Cities: Achieving the SDGs through Collective Local Action

RESEARCH
Report by Kris Hartley

Cities have a crucial role to play in translating the high-level, ambitious, and multidimensional vision of the SDGs into practice through local policies—that is, localization.

Crowds at Chicago's Cloud Gate in Millennium Park.
International Development