geopolitics

Expert Group Finds Covid Response a “Massive Global Failure”

Infectious disease and public policy experts investigated the global pandemic response, cataloged its many failures and assembled recommendations for future. But sadly their words will probably fall flat.

Major Investment in Air-Conditioning Needed to Address Future Heat Waves

More than 80% of urban residents will need air-conditioning by the 2050s, but many of the world’s poorer countries may struggle to meet that demand.

The Kyiv Tech Summit: Hacking for Ukraine

The hackathon will engage the blockchain community and others. Programmers, designers, and innovators aim to build tech to "make wartime life easier."

Global Push for Hydrogen Sidesteps Knowledge Gaps on Climate Impacts

Recent studies reveal the considerable global warming potential of a fuel that many fossils see as their industry’s best hope for a second life.

Business May Be Our Only Hope For Climate

Our crises grow. Governments are slow to act. Business has an opportunity and a responsibility to take the reins, and even to save the world.

Beyond the Crash–Finding Patterns in a World of Uncertainty

Things are grim. And one of the grimmest parts of this moment is how uncertain everyone seems to be about what comes next.

UN Aims for Climate-Conscious Digital World

The new Action Plan from the Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability aims to “embed sustainability in all aspects of digitalization." Those of us who believe in the power of digital transformation need to get involved.

Fossil Fuels Are a Threat to National Security

The youth movement urges President Biden to act—with or without Congress.

G7 Countries to Stop Funding Fossil Fuel Development Overseas

Ministers from the world’s biggest economies reach an agreement that could shift an estimated $33bn a year to clean energy sources.

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