Decarbonisation is not impossible, but it will be difficult to achieve through capitalism.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has used his country’s massive energy reserves effectively for political influence. But with war in Ukraine, nations are looking for ways to cut those ties.
Plan to cut emissions quickly, use offsets sparingly and set broader goals for improving society.
African countries can’t afford to tread water waiting for the global multilateral and private financing system to become more equitable.
What research shows is important to win support for bold decarbonisation measures.
Governments must expand the number of people who see themselves as “winners” in the transition to a low-carbon society.
If confirmed, US Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico would be the first Native American to run the agency that interacts with tribal nations. But her agenda extends far beyond Indian Country.
The United States has a robust food supply chain and a social safety net in place that could, if fully utilized, nearly eliminate hunger within its borders.
Our research found they deploy faster, improve quicker and are more equitable.
Over US$12 trillion of COVID-19 relief has been promised. If a small portion was put toward economy-boosting green investments, the world could get on track to avoid the worst of climate change.
Hamstrung by a Republican Senate, President-elect Biden will need to look abroad for collaborators on climate action.
Many countries have decided a Green New Deal is exactly the right stimulus response to the COVID crisis. Australia’s steadfast investment in fossil fuels will only hold us back.
With a bit of political vision, risk-taking and a national strategy led by government, Australia too can kickstart investment in the post-COVID recovery.
Back in February, the Greens were riding a fresh wave of momentum when they changed leaders. But COVID-19 has made it tough for the party to be seen and heard.
The oil and gas industry was in trouble before the pandemic hit, but now it faces potential collapse. A majority of Canadians want the federal government to invest in a ‘green recovery.’
Canadian companies depend on the international marketplace, which is demanding cleaner energy products. Without significant change, Canada’s energy sector risks being left behind.
Climate action is a vital protection against further global shocks, especially as governments plan their post-pandemic stimulus packages.
An economic downturn as severe as the great depression is possible, but what should emerge out of it?
Governments can staunch the current economic collapse without returning to the status quo.
In some ways, many of America’s CEOs are like closet socialists whose corporations offer a working model for what a socialist United States could look like.