Alden Meyer

The Fijian COP23 presidency placed this sea-faring canoe outside of the main plenary hall in Bonn, symbolizing that when it comes to climate change, we are all in the same boat. Photo: By the author...

By the end of this week, the Senate is expected to vote on the tax cut bill reported out of the Senate Finance Committee earlier this month. Changes in the bill will likely be made right up to the...

Photo: USCapitol/Flickr In the days since the “Big Six” group of Congressional leaders and Trump administration officials unveiled the outlines of their tax “reform” proposal , there’s been a fierce...

When the Paris Agreement was adopted on December 12th, 2015, it was hailed as a triumph of multilateral diplomacy, offering real hope that the nations of the world could come to grips with the...

In his final State of the Union speech tomorrow night, President Obama will certainly have a lot to say about the economy, terrorism, gun control, and health care. But he is also likely to address...

At 7:26 PM on Saturday night Paris time, a historic climate agreement was reached at the Le Bourget conference center, where negotiations have been taking place over the last two weeks at the 21st...

As I write this, Washington DC is in a state of excitement at the first visit by Pope Francis to the United States. For those concerned about the mounting threat of climate change, there is great...

In his State of the Union speech next Tuesday night, President Obama is expected to focus heavily on challenges like economic inequality and international terrorism. But he is also likely to address...

Coming into the Lima climate negotiations on December 1st, the US-China joint climate announcement, the European Union’s political agreement on its 2030 emissions reduction target, and the...

On September 23 all eyes will be on New York City as more than 160 heads of state and other senior government officials come to the United Nations for a summit focused on a single issue: the need for...

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