- 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."
- 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.
- The Biden Administration Wants to Ignore Its Most Obvious Problem: Russia
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 09/12/2021
In an article for "The National Interest", U.S. Global Engagement Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev writes that Moscow is engaged in a game of “natural gas chicken,” because it hopes that concerns about low reserves in Europe will create pressure to get Nord Stream II certified and open for business. Gvosdev argues that Washington cannot afford to overlook this ploy.
- Climate refugees need legal protection and more support from rich economies
The Times of India | Michael W. Doyle | 08/28/2021
In this article for "The Times of India", Model International Mobility Convention (MIMC) Senior Fellow Michael W. Doyle discusses the legal lacunae surrounding people impacted by a changing climate—and how to fill that gap. Drawing on the work of MIMC, he notes, "we need a law that takes into account the changes we will experience and the numbers we will see—these could run into millions."
- Afghanistan Is a Wake-Up Call for ‘Major Non-NATO Allies’
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 08/14/2021
From Afghanistan to Hungary, there is confusion about what an alliance with the United States means and what steps America should take on behalf of those considered allies. In this article for "The National Interest", Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev argues that there should not be any doubt about America's commitments, especially with great power competitors more prepared to test any ambiguity.
- Letters to the editor: A global challenge
The Economist | Janos Pasztor | 08/12/2021
C2G Executive Director Janos Pasztor is featured in this compilation of letters to the editor of "The Economist." He outlines the risk-risk conundrum of climate-altering technologies like solar radiation modification, asking, would the world be better off with or without it?
- The UN Climate Report: All Is Not Well—but All Is Not Lost
Wired | Janos Pasztor | 08/09/2021
On the mention of climate-altering technologies like carbon dioxide removal in the latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative's Janos Pasztor says in "WIRED," "The point they raise quite strongly is that it will take time—not just to build up the systems, but then the climate impact of that action.”
- America Has a Moral Responsibility to Refugees Fleeing Afghanistan
Newsweek | Michael W. Doyle, Mark Wood | 07/13/2021
As the Taliban continue to retake territory in Afghanistan, the stakes for both those who assisted the U.S. and their families have never been higher. Michael W. Doyle & Mark James Wood of Carnegie Council's Model International Mobility Convention initiative ask in "Newsweek", what is America's moral responsibility to the Afghan people?
- Can Biden Iron Out the Contradictions in His Five Policy Goals?
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 07/12/2021
The rest of the world is looking for signs the the White House can send predictable and stable signals about U.S. foreign policy priorities and intentions. In this article for "The National Interest", Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev asks, can President Biden iron out the contradictions in his five policy goals?
- Defending the Planet: The Climate Refugee Crisis
Defending the Planet: A Columbia Law Podcast | Michael W. Doyle | 07/01/2021
In this episode of Columbia Law School’s limited podcast series "Defending the Planet," Model International Mobility Convention Senior Fellow Michael W. Doyle discusses what’s at stake for people around the world when their homes are no longer habitable due to climate change.
- Russia Isn't a Priority for Biden
The National Interest | Nikolas K. Gvosdev | 06/16/2021
In this article for "The National Interest", Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev reflects on the current relationship between the United States and Russia. "There is an emergence of a calculus in which policy towards Russia must now be considered in the context of other priorities," such as climate change, "rather than existing in an independent sphere," he writes.