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December 22, 2016

Global
The President's Inbox: Energy and Climate Change

CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Varun Sivaram examine President-Elect Donald Trump's energy and climate change priorities. 

Podcast A installation of four wind generators operate alongside Interstate 25 ten miles south of Pueblo, Colorado.

September 22, 2017

United States
Energy and Geopolitics

CFR's Meghan O'Sullivan joins James M. Lindsay to examine the impact of energy on U.S. foreign policy.

Podcast 20170921_TPI_Energy_Geopolitics

October 18, 2018

United States
A Discussion on Climate Security and Water Crises with Sherri Goodman

Sherri Goodman, a senior fellow at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and senior advisor for international security at the Center for Climate and Security, talks with James…

Podcast People fill plastic containers with water in a well on the street, close to a neighbourhood called "The Tank" at the slum of Petare in Caracas, Venezuela, April 3, 2016.

August 30, 2018

United States
U.S. Climate Policy With Susanne Brooks

Susanne Brooks, director of U.S. climate policy and analysis for the Environmental Defense Fund’s global climate program, joins James M. Lindsay  to discuss how the United States is confronting clima…

Podcast A stream of water trickles on the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir near San Jose, California during a statewide drought emergency in 2014

June 9, 2017

Energy and Climate Policy
Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement

CFR's Charles Kupchan and Michael Levi join Robert McMahon to analyze the impact of the U.S. withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement. 

Podcast Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement

November 29, 2018

G20 (Group of Twenty)
Trump Attends G20 Summit, and a UN Climate Summit Begins in Poland

World leaders convene in Argentina for the annual G20 summit, and a UN climate summit gets underway in Poland. 

Podcast U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One

January 24, 2019

Syria
UN Security Council Debates Syria, U.S.-China Trade Talks, and More

The UN Security Council debates the humanitarian crisis in Syria, U.S.-China trade talks continue in Washington, and the United States and South Korea work to renew a military cost-sharing deal.

Podcast Residents return to their villages after Kurdish fighters retake territory from the Islamic State in Ras al-Ain, May 13, 2015.

July 11, 2019

Afghanistan
Afghanistan-Taliban Peace Talks, U.S.-Iran Escalation, and More

Afghanistan-Taliban peace talks gain momentum, and tensions between the United States and Iran escalate.

Podcast Taliban negotiator Abbas Stanikzai embraces a man during the second day of the Intra Afghan Dialogue talks in Doha.

June 13, 2019

Guatemala
Elections in Guatemala, Protests in Hong Kong, and More

Guatemalans vote, Hong Kong protesters face violent reprisals, and Americans prepare for extreme weather at the onset of fire season.

Podcast Protesters hold signs following a day of violence in Hong Kong.

June 27, 2019

Iran
U.S.-Iran Tensions, Osaka’s G20 Summit, and More

Tensions between Iran and the United States persist, Osaka holds this year’s Group of Twenty summit, and U.S. President Donald J. Trump travels to South Korea.

Podcast Two Iranian women walk past a mural in Tehran.