‘There are few mysteries left about how to mitigate climate change. The main challenge is whether the right policies can be put in place.’
Heated academic debates between proponents and opponents of traditional economic growth under capitalism might make for good television, but
Between now and the end of this decade, climate-related investments need to increase by orders of magnitude to keep the world on track toward
Mobilizing the investment needed to complete the net-zero transition will require broad public backing and participation. Given that people
As climate change worsens, we must move beyond technological fixes that accelerate production and promote consumption. Indigenous practices
The world’s most vulnerable countries bear the brunt of a climate crisis they did not create, underscoring the urgent need for a “fit
Understanding how private, public, and foreign debt are interrelated yields important insights into the workings of the economy. It also leads
There are dozens of different carbon emissions standards being explored by regulators, yet last week the ISSB took a critical step forward
Energy markets have clearly failed to accelerate the deployment of renewables. But as the pendulum swings in the direction of state intervention,
Indigenous peoples have proven to be the best protectors of our world’s natural resources. But their lands and traditional ways of life
Gender inequality has prevented female agricultural workers in numerous countries from owning and inheriting the land that they cultivate.
To think that technology will save us from climate change is to invite riskier behavior, or moral hazard. Whether a climate solution creates
Preventing global warming by 1.5 degrees Celsius may seem impossible, but science shows it is feasible. It is also imperative.
Farmers in the western United States argue that without access to relatively affordable water for cultivating feed-related crops such as alfalfa,
As tempting as it is to rely on multilateralism to solve a shared global problem like climate change, the world simply does not have the time
As temperatures rise, the Himalayas are experiencing accelerated glacial melt, with dire consequences for water supplies and ecosystems far
Though carbon-offset schemes are riddled with complexity, there is no question that they pay for something that matters. Far from being a
After decades in the wilderness, industrial policy is now being rediscovered as a tool for addressing climate change and navigating a fraught
Six decades after the Green Revolution began, the rise of robotics and artificial intelligence may usher in another agricultural transformation.
One thing we learned in 2022 is that war between countries, thought by more than a few academics to be obsolete, is anything but. And that
Proponents of solar geoengineering say that lowering Earth’s average temperature by reflecting sunlight into space will tackle global
Although the United States is not a party to the Convention on Biological Diversity, its heavyweight status affords it ample opportunities
Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine nine months ago, the West has not only delivered nearly $100 billion in aid to Ukraine, but also imposed
Globalization may have fallen out of favor in recent years, but preserving it is an environmental imperative. Effective, coordinated responses