Energy and Climate Change
Energy and Climate Change
- NewsletterJul 2, 2015
Ongoing troubles in the West Papua region, and the unwanted attention they have garnered, are a sore spot for Indonesian authorities. They undermine the larger narrative of an Indonesia finally at peace with itself, consolidating its democracy and putting the ghosts of its past human rights abuses to bed.
- NewsletterBy Llewelyn HughesJun 19, 2015
Japan has been on the receiving end of some sharp criticism in the wake of the recent G7 meeting for its stance on climate change.
- NewsletterJun 17, 2015
New Perspectives in Foreign Policy is published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) to provide a forum for young professionals to debate issues of importance in foreign policy. Though New Perspectives seeks to bring new voices into the dialogue, it does not endorse specific opinions or policy prescriptions.
- CommentaryJun 4, 2015
In April, the United States assumed the two-year chairmanship of the Arctic Council – an intergovernmental forum of eight Arctic countries and six indigenous organizations -- at a moment of great change and challenge for the Arctic.
- ReportBy Michelle Melton and Sarah LadislawMay 20, 2015
This glossary provides an overview of terms used by negotiators and others when discussing international climate negotiations. While several excellent climate glossaries exist—including from the U.S.
- CommentaryMay 15, 2015
Ten months into the 2014 oil price collapse and seven weeks into a modest rebound, companies of all sizes continue to adjust to new economic realities. The recent run-up in oil prices, in spite of bearish fundamentals, suggests a correction is still in the wings. And while U.S.
- NewsletterBy Phuong NguyenMay 14, 2015
Myanmar’s upcoming national elections, expected in early November, will be an important test for its reform process. Many in Washington, in particular U.S. lawmakers and human rights activists, will be looking at the outcome of the voting as one of the factors determining future U.S. policy toward Myanmar. As such, knowing what to expect will help set the tone for the U.S.
- CommentaryBy Edward C. Chow, Michael LelyveldMay 11, 2015
This past weekend Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow for Victory Day. Together they witnessed the signing of a plethora of bilateral agreements.
- CommentaryBy Jane Nakano, Michelle MeltonApr 24, 2015
The fight over the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (EXIM) heated up again in March when two competing bills were introduced in the Senate. While the bills are primarily part of the debate about U.S. trade promotion, they are also the latest chapter in a longer-running debate about the future of U.S. climate and energy policy.
- CommentaryApr 9, 2015
The last half of March provided troubling examples of the toll increasingly frequent extreme weather events will take on countries in the twenty-first century, and particularly on small-island developing states.