Land management has long been fuel for unrest west of the Mississippi. Will extreme drought and climate change amplify the risk?
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The Biden administration released a series of new reports detailing the expected effects of climate change and its threats on global security.
Climate change is often thought of as an issue that can only be solved through an unprecedented amount of international cooperation. But geopolitical competition could be another path to a more sustainable future.
The use of climate risk analytics is needed to fulfill President Biden’s focus on climate and help protect the U.S. from a major threat multiplier.
The problems in Texas this week were not the state’s current mix of energy resources, but that fact the state’s energy resources were not prepared to perform in the low temperatures seen. Americans must be willing to plan and invest to better confront such crises in the future.
President-elect Biden is expected to initiate the process of rejoining the Paris Agreement on Inauguration Day. But the hard part will be coming up with a quantitative statement of how and by how much U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases will be reduced over time.
Displacement from climate change is an increasingly critical issue, but requires improved study and new policy responses.
Xi Jinping made news at this year’s U.N. General Assembly by making a pledge for China to go carbon neutral by 2060. What’s the national security significance of the move?
In a perfect world, the historic policy and economic changes made to adapt to the pandemic would move the world forward into a future prepared to combat the climate crisis.
Addressing the national and international economic effects of climate change has become crucial to the Fed’s mission.