Putin’s dream of reclaiming the former glory of the Soviet Union is in peril as Russia faces a major economic downturn.
Research shows that an increase in the relative use of renewable energy has the potential to alleviate negative effects of climate change. However, the current efforts are not enough to achieve sustainability goals.
Richard C. Bush III, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and East Asia policy expert, spoke with the Georgetown Public Policy Review about Hong Kong’s democratic movement and its impact on US-China relations.
Hong Kong’s prolonged protest exposed the ideological disparity between Hong Kong and its sovereign. Reconciling competing ideologies rather than repressing differences is difficult, but may make China’s rule over Hong Kong more legitimate and sustainable.
President Barack Obama’s executive order delaying deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants has reignited the debate on his immigration enforcement record. However, partisanship has clouded the discussion, leaving little clarity on what we do and what we do not know about the President’s record.
The shooting and death of unarmed African-American teen Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson have sparked racial tensions and a nationwide debate on police practices. Urban Institute’s Dr. Nancy LaVigne spoke to the Georgetown Public Policy Review about criminal justice reform in the aftermath of the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri.
The recent US-China plan pledging to reduce carbon emissions marks a significant international commitment to address global climate change. The Georgetown Public Policy Review spoke with Administrator Gina McCarthy on the Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to tackle climate change at home.
Under Mayor Ralph Becker’s leadership, Salt Lack City has become a prime example of how cities can lead the way on green issues. Mayor Becker spoke with the Georgetown Public Policy Review on his efforts to fast track climate change initiatives and economic development in Salt Lake City.