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World Review: Extreme Weather, Cyber Threats, & 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

Future-Proofing Our Energy System

PAST EVENT VIDEO

In the face of extreme weather and cyber threats, how do we build resilience, sustainability, and equity into future energy systems?

Utility workers begin work repairing power and data lines after a wildfire near Potrero
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

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

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

Experts