If Biden genuinely believes climate change is an “existential threat,” he must stop the slide toward a new cold war with China.
As we saw in Texas, climate change is a major security risk. But it’s not the kind the military is well equipped to handle.
The U.S. is officially back in the Paris Climate Agreement. But Biden must do much, much more than restore the status quo under Obama.
Climate change poses an existential threat. That doesn’t mean we should further empower an already bloated Pentagon.
Rising corruption in Guatemala threatens landmark legal victories by Indigenous activists defending their land from mining.
The refusal of tens of millions of Americans to recognize the election results is part of a much larger denialism — of COVID-19, of climate change, and U.S. decline.
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.
It’s going to take more than a change of personnel in Washington to address our decaying climate, public health, and democracy. But it’s not too late.
COVID-19 is an early alert for more serious global crises. So far, the international community has failed — but it’s not too late to get it right.