Issues / Energy
The foreign policy team Biden appoints matters less than the world they inherit, policies they pursue, and the pressure they get from progressives.
My participation in a session on climate and energy policy hosted by the Saudi government would have “greenwashed” the summit.
How to get the Democrats’ climate policy from “better than the Republicans” to “sufficient to save the planet.”
With oil prices down and wealthy countries bungling COVID-19, the pandemic has exposed the weaknesses that wealth papers over.
What first steps could Joe Biden take if he’s elected? Here’s a start.
For China, the global war for influence is about trading partners. For the U.S., it could mean something more volatile.
With the money we spend on ICE and CBP, we could solar power nearly 35 million homes.
Just 10 percent of the Pentagon budget could end homelessness, increase our COVID testing 44 times over, or send a $2,300 check to every unemployed American.
The rules of the global economy have created climate change, inequality, and deep vulnerability. But rules can change.
Deadly, disruptive, and economically devastating as COVID-19 has proved to be, in retrospect it may turn out to have had at least this one silver lining.