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Europe Replaces Russia's Gas, Risks Climate Goals

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Global Insight by Chris Morris

Europe's attempts to diversify its gas supplies could have unintended and negative consequences for climate progress, writes Chris Morris.

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Climate and the Environment

How Finance Could Transform the Climate Fight after COP27

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Global Insight by Chris Morris

The Barbados Plan and other climate finance proposals gained momentum at the United Nations' COP27 summit, argues Chris Morris

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Climate and the Environment

How to Best Defend Taiwan

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Global Insight by Ethan Kessler

The strategy debate has serious implications for both Taipei and, by association, the United States, argues Ethan Kessler.

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Defense and Security

Profiles of Power: Biden, Xi Discuss "Competition Without Conflict," Climate

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Global Insight by Chris Morris

While Biden and Xi met in Bali, the UN's COP27 climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh is being re-energized by the discussion between the world leaders.

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Climate and the Environment

On Climate, Don't Let Gloom Lead to Doom

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Global Insight by Chris Morris

While understandable, the mood of pessimism around COP27 obscures progress toward net zero and can be dangerously self-fulfilling, argues Chris Morris.

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi opens COP27
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Climate and the Environment

With Peace Deal, Ethiopia and Tigray Rebels Acknowledge War's Toll

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Global Insight by Chris Morris

A ceasefire between Ethiopian government forces and Tigrayan rebels brings optimism after years of fighting.

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International Law and Human Rights

Brazil's Indigenous Peoples See Hope in Lula's Victory

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Global Insight by Jill Langlois

Lula's victory has set high expectations for Indigenous rights and environmental protections. Now he needs to deliver.

Rally during 2022 presidential election in Brazil.
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Climate and the Environment

Smart Cities Don't Cede Autonomy to Tech Giants

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Global Insight by Matt Watson

City leaders must ensure full transparency and public control of data and infrastructure when partnering with tech vendors on smart city solutions.

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Midwest Moving to Leadership in Sustainable Green Economy

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Global Insight by Coauthors

The post-industrial communities of the Midwest are shaking off their Rust Belt label to emerge as leaders in the blue and green economies.

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Global Economy, Trade and Business

Truss' Number Is Up: Brexit And The Delusion Of Dogma

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Global Insight by Chris Morris

Mayhem in Westminster has roots in Brexit and a political culture that favors dogma over evidence, argues columnist Chris Morris.

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