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Climate and the Environment

Despite Rejoining the Paris Agreement, Polling Shows US Experts Divide on Climate Issues

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Running Numbers by Dominique Smith

Although the Biden administration has taken steps to address climate change, US policymakers and elites are split on the issue's threat level.

An industrial complex
Patrick Hendry
Public Opinion

As the World Celebrates Earth Day, Americans are Divided on the Threat of Climate Change

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Running Numbers by Luke Witzig

Council surveys find an American public split on the threat of climate change but open to cooperative efforts to limit its effects.

Amid a crowd of people, someone holds a sign that says "There is no Planet B"
Li-An Lim
Public Opinion

What the New Executive Orders on Climate Mean for Global Food Security

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Gloria Dabek and Alyssa Kreps examine how integrating a climate lens into foreign policy and national security will have ripple effects on both domestic and global food security.

President Biden signs climate executive order
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Food and Agriculture

In West Africa, Climate Change Equals Conflict

In the News
Foreign Policy
Robert Muggah

Robert Muggah discusses the conflicts of climate change in West Africa.

Climate and the Environment

The Epistemics of Policymaking

In the News
OpenEdition
Kris Hartley

From technocracy to critical pragmatism in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Photo of a man speaking into a microphone during the SG Press Conference
United Nations
Climate and the Environment

Why Asia Needs to Move Beyond Plastic Bag Bans

In the News
The Diplomat
Kris Hartley

Seriously addressing the region’s plastic apocalypse will require moving beyond blunt moves such as plastic bag bans.

Plastic Bag Waste
Ben Kerckx
Climate and the Environment

Fire Is Not Brazil's Only Amazon Problem

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Robert Muggah, research director of the Igarapé Institute in Rio de Janeiro, joins Deep Dish to discuss the myriad problems across Brazil.

Children play in lake next to raging fire in the Amazon Rainforest.
Ria Sopala / Pixabay
Climate and the Environment

Sinking Jakarta Is a Test Case for Climate Retreat

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Deep Dish Podcast

Tom Pepinsky  of Cornell University and the Brookings Institution joins  Deep Dish  to discuss the overcrowded capital city Jakarta’s sinking.

Passengers of a boat walk through rising sea water during high tide at Kali Adem port in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Reuters
Climate and the Environment

The Geopolitics of Climate Change

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Deep Dish Podcast

As extreme weather increasingly uproots communities and economies, leading experts Simon Dalby and Joshua Busby join Deep Dish to predict how climate change will affect foreign policy.

Clouds over wind turbines
Thomas Richter
Climate and the Environment

Threats to Supply Chains in the Developing World

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Global Food for Thought by Michael Tiboris

Threats like water scarcity, urbanization, and climate change require governments to be flexible, and to build flexibility into their institutions.

A tap at a water access point
UN Photo
Water