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Nakate on Climate Justice and Youth Activism

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Founder of the Rise Up Climate Movement Vanessa Nakate discusses the global climate crisis and the importance of elevating the next generation of underrepresented environmental leaders with Jamia Jowers.

Vanessa Nakate speaks into megaphone during a demonstration for climate change.
Reuters

Québec's Role in the Global EV Revolution

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Cleantech sector expert and Vice President of Ressources Québec at Investissement Québec Jean-François Béland 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
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

America Is Leading the World Backward

In the News
Chicago Tribune
Coauthors

“A series of radical rulings makes America’s exhortations about promoting democracy ring hollow,” write Senior Fellows Elizabeth Shackelford and Dina Smeltz.

Hands hold yellow signs saying "bans off our bodies" in front of a blue sky
Unsplash
US Foreign Policy

Climate Refugees Still Need Protection

In the News
Crain's Chicago Business
John Slocum

As climate change continues to displace people, those fleeing must be protected as refugees, argues John Slocum in Crain's Chicago Business.

A sign reads "There is no Planet B" at a protest in San Francisco in 2019.
Unsplash
Climate and the Environment

Research

US Commitments in Nutrition and Health for a Better Future

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

The United States has made big pledges for global nutrition. Our white paper offers recommendations to turn commitments into action.

Fruit on a table photographed from above.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

From Climate Pledges to Transformative Action

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

Can the United States deliver on its food systems and climate commitments? We offer recommendations to protect the planet and feed the world.

Cow stands in front of a tree line with plumes of smoke indicating forest destruction in the Amazon.
Bruno Kelly
Food and Agriculture

Experts