Category: Climate Change

The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

To limit greenhouse gas emissions, improve the way we measure them

The need to address climate change has reached a new level of global urgency. President Biden recently hosted his third Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF) to build on the…

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European Enviroment Agency (EEA) | June 29, 2022

Many European schools and hospitals at risk from heat waves and floods: How to protect vulnerable groups from climate change?

Climate change affects all Europeans but vulnerable groups, such as the elderly, children, low-income groups and people with health problems or disabilities, are the most affected. One in ten European…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Energy & Environment — Feds set to hold oil and gas lease sales this week

The Biden administration is gearing up for new oil and gas drilling, while the G-7 is also putting out messaging that’s favorable to natural gas. This is Overnight Energy &…

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The Hill, Columnists | June 29, 2022

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Notre Dame overhaul embraces climate focus

The city of Paris will be resurrecting the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral — scorched by a devastating blaze in 2019 — with a climate-forward cooling system that incorporates both technology…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Governance | June 28, 2022

The Arctic Won’t Wait: Novel Structures for Advancing Arctic Goals During Geopolitical Crisis

Jun 28, 2022 Russia's invasion of Ukraine has slammed the brakes on the collaborative operations of the Arctic Council. An interim Indigenous Arctic Council could ensure that critical research keeps pace…

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Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC) | June 28, 2022

Health, jobs, climate policies and finance, energy transition: CMCC at EAERE 2022

A summary of CMCC’s contribution to the 27th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, taking place from 28 June to 01 July 2022. The 27h Annual Conference…

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Lowy Institute for International Policy | June 28, 2022

Lowy Institute Poll 2022

In this its eighteenth year, the Lowy Institute Poll continues to chart how Australians feel about the world and its challenges, including Russia, China and climate change. Cover Image: Is Featured: YesPublication…

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Bruegel | June 28, 2022

How can the European Union adapt to climate change?

The authors thank Stavros Zenios and other Bruegel colleagues for their valuable comments and suggestions. Europe must increasingly deal with the harmful impacts of climate change, regardless of its success…

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United Nations (UN) Top Stories | June 27, 2022

Put women’s rights ‘front and centre’ of climate policies: Bachelet

Although climate change threatens everyone, women and girls often suffer its harshest and most violent consequences, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday. 

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Australian Institute for International Affairs (AIIA) | June 27, 2022

How Climate Change Is Affecting The Right To Education

How Climate Change Is Affecting The Right To Education 27 June 2022 Though, education, as a fundamental human right, should be accessible to everyone, schooling remains unattainable for much of…

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Lowy Institute for International Policy | June 27, 2022

China thaw? It’s from the freezer to the fridge for Albanese government

Originally published in the Sydney Morning Herald. Is Featured: NoPublication Type: CommentaryIssue: AsiaFull Article:  Content:  Since arriving in Australia a few months back, the new Chinese ambassador has met two former…

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The Hill, International | June 26, 2022

Biden commits $200 billion to global infrastructure plan meant to counter China

President Biden on Sunday relaunched a global infrastructure initiative meant to counter China’s growing influence, saying the U.S. would commit $200 billion to the effort in public and private financing…

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The Hill, International | June 25, 2022

Biden heads to Europe amid domestic woes

President Biden is heading to Europe, leaving a nation in turmoil over abortion rights to take on dueling missions abroad: find ways to lower food and gas prices while keeping…

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The Hill, International | June 24, 2022

UK prime minister: Roe decision will have impact 'around the world'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday described the U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning a person's constitutional right to an abortion as a “big step backwards” that will impact people’s…

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War on the Rocks | June 24, 2022

Feedback Loops and Fundamental Flaws in Autonomous Warships

This month, IBM’s Mayflower Autonomous Ship successfully completed a 3,500-mile transatlantic journey, collecting ocean data for research on pollution and climate change. The voyage was a success: Mayflower‘s sensors and machine-learning systems performed flawlessly.…

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Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), General | June 24, 2022

Of socialist hedgehogs and liberal foxes

In his 1953 essay The Hedgehog and the Fox, the philosopher and political theorist Isaiah Berlin talked about what he saw as “one of the deepest differences which divide writers and…

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The Hill, Technology | June 24, 2022

Hillicon Valley — Data privacy bill inches forward in House

A House subpanel on consumer protection approved a comprehensive data privacy bill, advancing the legislation to the full committee. The bill would create national standards for how companies are able…

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International Crisis Group (ICG) | June 23, 2022

COP: A Special Series

In the run-up to COP27, Crisis Group experts contribute their views on how climate change shapes the conflicts and crises they work on.

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International Crisis Group (ICG) | June 23, 2022

The link between climate change and conflict is dangerously overlooked

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Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC) | June 22, 2022

Risks and costs of climate change: a new tool to look into the future

  Interactive, user-friendly, and based on open-access data: the Climate Change Impact Scenario Explorer is available and ready to enhance risk and cost assessments of climate change. From a co-design…

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Studies in Comparative International Development | June 22, 2022

How Climate Change Affects Organized Criminal Group Behavior

Abstract Climate-generated stress has been linked to multiple socio-political outcomes, many of which are violent. Scarcity is a key mechanism behind these violent outcomes. I argue that climate-induced scarcity creates…

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Lowy Institute for International Policy | June 22, 2022

A three-dimensional foreign policy

The Executive Director of the Lowy Institute addressed the National Press Club of Australia on the foreign policy and international security challenges for Australia's new government. Cover Image: Is Featured: YesPublication Type:…

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The Hill, Finance | June 22, 2022

State GOP officials blast SEC proposal to crack down on 'greenwashing' investments

GOP state treasurers, auditors and comptrollers in 21 states are urging the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) to drop proposed rules that would require funds marketing investments that are labeled…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | June 21, 2022

Economic Growth: You’ll Miss It When It’s Gone

By James Pethokoukis I hope most people have the opposite reaction of this “volcanologist, climate scientist, broadcaster, activist, socialist, best-selling author” to this picture of the Ever Ace, the world’s…

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The Hill, Finance | June 21, 2022

Economists look past the Fed to fight inflation

Economists are looking beyond the Federal Reserve and thinking outside the box of monetary policy for ways to fight inflation.  With gas prices soaring, they are focusing largely — though…

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