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New Climate Bill Could Mean Thousands of Miles of Pipeline

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The Climate Bill's Projected Emissions Cuts Rely Heavily on Carbon Capture- It Would Mean Thousands of Miles of Pipeline

The sweeping climate, energy and health care bill contains about US$370 billion to foster clean energy development and combat climate change.
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Faded sign of radiation threat against the background of an abandoned antenna of a horizon radar station called "Duga." Chernobyl, Ukraine.

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4 Questions about the Nuclear Threat during the Cold War Versus Today

SIS professor and former dean James Goldgeier answers questions about today’s nuclear threat versus that during similarly tense periods of the Cold War.
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Ambassador Piper Campbell rides a crazy horse in Mongolia

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Ambassador Piper Campbell Takes the Helm of USFP and GGPS Graduate Programs

This summer, Ambassador Piper Campbell began her new role as the administrative director of the Global Governance, Politics, and Security (GGPS) and the US Foreign Policy and National Security (USFP) graduate programs at SIS.
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Roseate Spoonbill vintage illustration wall art print and poster design. Original from Birds of America by John James Audubon, digitally enhanced by rawpixel

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Green Groups Can Embrace Future—and Environmental Justice—by Confronting Past

The Seattle chapter of the National Audubon Society voted to remove the name “Audubon” from its name, continuing a trend of environmental organizations reckoning with racist histories. Professor Malini Ranganathan answers related questions.
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Manchester, UK - 16 April 2022: Activists against deportation of refugees in UK spoke in St Peter's Square. Photo credit: Zhao Zheming / Shutterstock.com

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Western Countries Are Shipping Refugees to Poorer Nations in Exchange for Cash

A UK plan to move asylum seekers on its shores to Rwanda has been met with stiff opposition from human rights organizations. But the UK persists, and Rwanda is all too willing.
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a coal plant with the sun setting over a field

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The EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

A case study for the ambivalent US-EU relationship on climate change mitigation
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Boris Johnson signed the Withdrawal Agreement for the UK to leave the EU. This photo contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

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Boris Johnson’s Messy Political Legacy of Lies, Scandals, and Delivering Brexit to His Base

The UK prime minister tendered his resignation after a slew of resignations by former allies in his government.
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cold moscow day with frozen river in foreground with bridge

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Source of Russian Conduct

Mystic Chords of Memory
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Chinese president Xi Jinping during a 2018 state visit to Rwanda. This photo by the administration of Paul Kagame (https://www.flickr.com/photos/paulkagame/42872133284) is licensed by CC BY-ND 2.0: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/.

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How Much Does Ideology Really Influence Xi Jinping?

SIS professor Joseph Torigian recently wrote an article for the Wilson Center, which explores this question: Is Xi Jinping an ideological person? We spoke with Torigian to learn more about his piece.
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Four SIS students separated in a film strip image

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SIS Students Take a Summer Break from Classrooms, Not from Waging Peace

Many SIS students will spend the summer working toward future career goals; here are the plans of just a few.
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