Category: Climate Change

The Hill, Columnists | November 26, 2022

White House preps for potential post-midterms staff turnover

The White House is bracing for a potential staffing turnover now that the midterm elections are in the rearview mirror, with some aides expected to depart in early 2023.  The…

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Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), General | November 26, 2022

In defence of political apathy (Part 2)

…continued from Part 1   Eco-militancy Over the past five years, we have seen the rise of a militant eco-movement, or rather, a series of overlapping movements: the Greta movement,…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 26, 2022

Greta Thunberg joins climate lawsuit against Sweden

Climate activist Greta Thunberg joined hundreds of other youth activists in Stockholm on Friday to file a lawsuit against the Swedish government over its alleged inaction on climate change. “Today…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 25, 2022

With the elections over, the US-Israel relationship faces new tests

The United States and Israel share a deep and enduring bond, although sometimes American and Israeli leaders have mixed like oil and water. George H.W. Bush and Yitzhak Shamir were…

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The Nation | November 25, 2022

Climate Change Should Have Dominated the Midterms. It Didn’t.

Tom Engelhardt When you think about how an ever more overheated planet is going to affect our children and grandchildren, shouldn’t global warming have been right at the top of…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 25, 2022

This Thanksgiving highlights the need for agriculture innovation

This Thanksgiving, even as many people prepare to spend a day with family and friends reflecting on our blessings over a bountiful table, avoiding thoughts of our global food system’s…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 24, 2022

Let’s extend the spirit of Thanksgiving to the world’s refugees equally

As we enjoy this Thanksgiving holiday, reflecting on what we are thankful for, let us remember that our nation’s first settlers were refugees. The Pilgrims arrived in North America fleeing oppression…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, International Relations | November 23, 2022

Polar Cousins: Comparing Antarctic and Arctic Geostrategic Futures

Nov 23, 2022Geopolitics and climate change now have immediate consequences for national and international security interests across the Arctic and Antarctic. With chapters that raise awareness, address challenges, and inform…

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The Nation | November 23, 2022

In a Historic Move, Frontline Communities Will Be Compensated for Climate Crisis Impacts

Tina Gerhardt At the UN climate negotiations, delegates celebrated the decision to create a mechanism by which developed countries will compensate developing countries for the havoc wreaked upon them by…

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Nikkei Asia | November 23, 2022

Climate change not only reason for Pakistan's flooding toll

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The Hill, Finance | November 23, 2022

Biden eases Trump-era restrictions for financial advisers on ESG

The Biden administration is making it easier for money managers to consider climate change and other environmental and social factors in retirement investments.  The Labor Department on Tuesday issued a…

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Hoover Institution | November 22, 2022

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joins Battlegrounds for Conversation on NATO’s Response to Ukraine’s Crisis and the Future of the Transatlantic Alliance

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joins Battlegrounds for Conversation on NATO’s Response to Ukraine’s Crisis and the Future of the Transatlantic Alliance Rachel Moltz Tue, 11/22/2022 - 09:26 Hoover Institution…

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The Nation | November 22, 2022

Students Tell Their Universities: Keep Fossil Fuel Companies Out of Climate Research

Ilana Cohen Amid COP27, members of the Fossil Free Research movement took action around the world, protesting the influence of Big Oil on crucial climate change studies. The post Students…

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Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) | November 22, 2022

Climate-related security risks in the SADC region

This SIPRI Topical Backgrounder provides an overview of the climate-related security risks in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, the current discourses on these risks within SADC, and SADC’s…

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

A climate-neutral Europe at the interface between science and policy

While climate change policies need to be informed by scientific evidence, research outcomes in return, are shaped by new policy developments and technological innovations. An outstanding panel of scientists and…

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Pacific Maritime Magazine | November 22, 2022

Long Beach Port Offering Free Charging for Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks

Long Beach port and city officials debut an electric charging station at the port. File photo: POLB. Heavy-duty electric truck drivers operating in the Port of Long Beach can now…

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European Journal of International Relations | November 22, 2022

Feelings of (eco-) grief and sorrow: climate activists as emotion entrepreneurs

European Journal of International Relations, Ahead of Print. This article conceives of climate activists as emotion entrepreneurs to explain the emergence of particular emotional responses to climate change. Among these…

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The Hill, Transpotation | November 22, 2022

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Domino's bets on electric vehicles for pizza delivery

Equilibrium is a newsletter from The Hill that tracks the growing global battle over the future of sustainability. Sign up in the box below or online here. Close Thank you for signing…

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The Hill, International | November 21, 2022

Blinken arrives in Qatar for US World Cup opener

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken landed in Doha, Qatar, Monday morning ahead of the U.S. Men’s National Team’s opening World Cup match against Wales. Blinken was also set to attend…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Environment and Climate Change | November 21, 2022

Harvard Project on Climate Agreements (HPCA) at COP-27: Perspectives from HPCA Director Robert Stavins

Nov 21, 2022What is really striking is that the most important development at COP-27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt has taken place thousands of miles away from where the negotiations are…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Environment and Climate Change | November 21, 2022

HPCA Director Robert Stavins Shares Thoughts on Carbon Pricing Regimes in COP-27 Side Event

Nov 21, 2022China and the United States are back on a productive track to adopt more cooperative approaches on global climate change. Those were the sentiments expressed by Harvard Project…

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) | November 21, 2022

International Climate Agreements and the Scream of Greta — by Giovanni Maggi, Robert W. Staiger

Current policies directed at mitigating global warming appear unlikely to prevent temperatures from rising to levels that would trigger a precipitous increase in the costs of climate change. Various attempts…

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United Nations (UN) Top Stories | November 19, 2022

COP27 closes with deal on loss and damage: ‘A step towards justice’, says UN chief

After days of intense negotiations that stretched into early Sunday morning in Sharm el-Sheikh, countries at the UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP27, reached agreement on an outcome that…

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The Hill, International | November 18, 2022

Blinken to travel to Qatar for World Cup under shadow of human rights criticisms

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Qatar next week to attend the World Cup as it kicks off in Doha while also launching a bilateral dialogue with Qatari…

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United Nations (UN) Top Stories | November 18, 2022

As COP27 deadline slips, UN chief urges negotiators to aim for ‘maximum ambition’ on loss and damage

The 27th UN Climate Change Conference will close at least one day later than expected, the Egyptian Presidency announced on Friday, calling for negotiators to “shift gears” so an agreement…

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