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Québec's Role in the Global EV Revolution


World-leading battery expert and Strategic Advisor to Investissement Québec Dr. Karim Zaghib discusses the rapidly evolving world of electric vehicles and their impact on the global economy, climate, and the future of transportation.

A charging port is seen on a Mercedes Benz EQC 400 4Matic electric vehicle

World Review: When Biden Met Xi, Russia Threatens Europe, and COP26 at Home

World Review

Journalists Ryan Heath, Carla Anne Robbins, and Philip Stephens join Council President Ivo Daalder to review the news of the week.

President Biden meets with President Xi Jinping

Commentary & Analysis

Why Support Africa's Small Farmers?

In the News
Project Syndicate
Roger Thurow

“As Africa’s farmers work to adapt to climate change, global leaders must do their part by keeping–and extending–the promises they made at COP26,” writes Roger Thurow in Project Syndicate.

Subsistence farmers work their field of maize after late rains near the capital Lilongwe, Malawi February 1, 2016.
Food and Agriculture

Infrastructure and SDG Localization: The 21st Century Mandate

In the News
Kris Hartley

“Cities are at the front lines of UN Sustainable Development Goal implementation,” argues Nonresident Fellow Kris Hartley.

Exhibition opening the UN in Germany promoting the Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign.
Inga Kjer
Global Cities


Republicans and Democrats in Different Worlds on Climate Change

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

As President Biden heads to the UN Climate Change Conference, he will grapple with significant divides in domestic public opinion.

An artist finishes a mural of the earth on fire with the caption "while you were talking."
Climate and the Environment

Renewing International Extension to Equip Farmers for a Changing Climate

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