A soon-to-be graduate of the M.A. in Climate and Society program discusses his roundabout journey to climate science and politics.
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The political agenda-setting process and the ensuing political reality cannot be divorced from economic, social, and cultural forces. The Supreme Court will find its legitimacy reduced if it does not accommodate that reality.
The director of the Pandemic Resource and Response Initiative discusses how inequality, politics and misinformation worsened COVID’s impact in communities across the U.S.
A newly elected constitutional assembly is charged with rewriting Chile’s constitution from scratch, with strong representation from Indigenous peoples and environmentalists, including glacier activists.
A new book explores the complex reasons why Americans have become starkly divided into warring camps—and delves deep into how we may start pulling ourselves from the morass.
What progress has been made and what could change with the U.S.’s reentry?
Unlike his predecessors, the president-elect has vowed to make climate change a priority starting on his very first day in the Oval Office.
Since the city’s term-limited mayor will be replaced by someone else, how do we assure that sustainability policy will continue to be implemented?
When corporate and public interests are in alignment, the political agenda can respond to people’s needs. But when they are not in alignment, the corporate sector increasingly seeks to define reality itself.
Joining the worldwide protests, students gathered on campus to push for politicians to take large-scale climate action.