Painting the World Green

Painting the World Green

How committed is the Biden administration to reshaping U.S. foreign policy to save the planet?

Climate Change and the Future of National Security

Climate Change and the Future of National Security

Miriam Pemberton, Director of IPS’s Peace Economy Transitions Project, will be a featured panelist in a talk hosted by American University’s Global Environmental Politics Program and US Foreign Policy and National Security Program.

Cuba: Looking Back and Ahead

Cuba: Looking Back and Ahead

In the first entry on a two-part series, we look at how Cuban leaders could forge a new environmental mission in 2012.

Brown Bag Discussion: Venezuela, Heavy Oil, and A Renewable Energy Transition

The US and Venezuela are at odds on the government level but share one thing in common; both countries are heavily dependent on fossil fuel exploitation. Join IPS’ Sustainable Energy and Economy Networks for a conversation on: what lessons the US can learn from Venezuela’s experiences as it  plans to transition to a renewable energy economy; and the prospects of Venezuela agreeing not to exploit its heavy oil reserves.

Stand up to Big Plastic

Stand up to Big Plastic

Disposable plastic bag manufacturers are waging a misinformation campaign that even targets the individual companies that offer green shoppers reusable bag options.