Uniting Nations Against Climate Change

Could a turn inwards provide us with the weapons we need to combat global threats? If the economic crisis resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic does indeed turn out to be the worst in peacetime since…

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May 2020

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It’s Time for an America First Green New Deal

The challenge for U.S. and Western politicians in meeting the short-term crisis of the coronavirus and the long-term crisis of climate change is to create, by democratic means, the sort of national consensus that will…

46 mins read

April 2020

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Why global warming needs national solutions

Climate change is global, but we need to get real— and grasp that the most practical way to save the world will often be one country at a time It wasn’t really much of an epiphany. I was…

32 mins read

April 2020

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The pandemic and international competition: How the US can save itself with a ‘Green New Deal’

If there is one good result of the pandemic and the resulting economic crisis, it may be to remind the U.S. establishment that in the end, the international strength and influence of a country depends…

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March 2020

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Climate Change and the State: A Case for Environmental Realism

Strong and legitimate states remain central to any efforts to limit climate change and maintain Western democracy. On the day when the death-roll touched thirty, Dr Rieux read an official telegram which the Prefect had…

61 mins read

March 2020

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