- The Climate Conversation No One Wants
Foreign Policy | Janos Pasztor | 01/17/2022
It’s time to talk about managing the world’s likely overshoot beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius. C2G Executive Director Janos Pasztor calls for more effective climate governance and a climate policy conversation that addresses the challenges presented by the warming world in this op-ed for "Foreign Policy".
- What’s Really Behind the Protests in Kazakhstan?
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 01/06/2022
The politics of energy use and climate change—often viewed as a domestic policy question—can and will have a growing impact on both global geopolitics and geo-economics, says Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev in this article for "The National Interest".
- A Temporary Pause, But No Solution on Ukraine
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 12/10/2021
What does the recent video summit between Joe Biden & Vladimir Putin reveal about U.S.-Russia relations amidst Russia's mobilization on Ukraine's borders? In this article for "The National Interest", Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev writes about why the conflict may be, "back in the icebox, for now—but the fundamental problem remains."
- We can’t walk blindly into the Metaverse
Fortune | Wendell Wallach | 11/24/2021
In this opinion article in "Fortune", Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Wendell Wallach discusses the limitations of human connectivity in the "Metaverse" and cautions against walking blindly into these virtual spaces.
- After COP26, new questions arise over carbon trading as markets gain new prominence
S&P Global | Janos Pasztor | 11/23/2021
In response to the COP26 climate conference, stakeholders questioned how carbon dioxide removal can be implemented with climate justice concerns in mind. In this article, Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative’s Janos Pasztor notes, "There's a big gap that needs to be met somehow, and we haven't yet met that in COP26.”
- How Putin Is Pushing Back Against the West
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 11/15/2021
In this article for "The National Interest", Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev responds to the various crises springing up in Eastern Europe, including the deployment of Russian forces on the Ukrainian border and the use of migration from Belarus into the European Union as a tool of pressure. He argues that these crises should be seen as warnings against assumptions that Russia will simply accept whatever state of affairs the Western alliance decrees.
- 'How You Are, or Are Not, Being Watched.' Arthur Holland Michel on Surveillance Tech
Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN) | Arthur Holland Michel | 11/01/2021
"Every month, there is a new surveillance device coming out that has a new way of watching, listening or tracking us." In an interview with Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN), Senior Fellow Arthur Holland Michel explains how surveillance technology ultimately will, "in many cases, be used upon the most vulnerable people in a population."
- China’s wolf warrior diplomacy
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin | 10/26/2021
In the past several years China has become more assertive, and its diplomats have again used sharper language — it’s been called "wolf warrior diplomacy." This segment of Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "Big Ideas" podcast series features a re-broadcast of Carnegie Council's October 2021 event, "China's Civilian Army: The Making of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy."
- Why Nobody Invests in Japan
Foreign Affairs | Richard Katz | 10/13/2021
Japan's hesitancy towards foreign direct investment (FDI) is rooted in decades-old formal and informal hurdles placed in the way of foreign enterprises' efforts to acquire domestic firms. In this "Foreign Affairs" article, former Senior Fellow Richard Katz argues that the country's failure to welcome foreign capital is hobbling its economy.
- Why NATO Must Transform for the Twenty-First Century
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 10/12/2021
"The AUKUS deal and the Franco-Greek pact point to what is likely to be the defining characteristic of [NATO] in the mid-2020s, not a mighty coalition of thirty states but a toolbox," writes Senior Fellow Nikolas K. Gvosdev in "Why NATO Must Transform for the Twenty-First Century" for "The National Interest."
- An Iranian perspective on life in Iran
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin | 10/04/2021
In "The Heartbeat of Iran," journalist Tara Kangarlou shows what life in Iran is really like—beyond the many times hostile headlines in the mainstream media and optics of foreign policy. This segment of Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "Big Ideas" podcast series features a re-broadcast of Carnegie Council's July 2021 event, "The Heartbeat of Iran: Real Voices of a Country and its People."
- Scientists Say Brighter Clouds Might Protect Great Barrier Reef From Climate Crisis
EcoWatch | Janos Pasztor | 09/28/2021
In this article from "EcoWatch", Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G) executive director Janos Pasztor comments on trials of marine cloud brightening, a technique used to alter the climate. "One could say that there should have been some level of consultation with the outside world," he says.