May, 2016

  • 16 May

    Coastal Flooding Threatens Cities Across World

    According to projections for the year 2070, India’s Kolkata and Mumbai top the list of cities whose populations are most exposed to coastal flooding, with 14 million and 11.4 million respectively. The first seven cities on the list are from Asia, followed by Miami at number eight.

  • 15 May

    Political Ads: Dark Money Dominating Senate Contests

    Dark money groups — 501(c) tax-exempt organizations — have been behind 28,551 ads in Senate races so far, compared with 16,102 paid for by super PACs.

  • 11 May

    The Real Scandal Behind the Panama Papers

    The Panama Papers revealed how financial system opacity enables crime, corruption, and terrorism. The United States has an opportunity to lead in the global effort against corruption—after getting its own house in order.

April, 2016

  • 26 April

    US-Saudi Ties and Middle East’s New Realities 

    As Saudi Arabia embarks on a period of significant economic and foreign policy change, the United States should use all the incentives at its disposal to press for change in a progressive direction.

  • 20 April

    Resilient Midwestern Cities Improving Equity in a Changing Climate

    Faced with growing risks of flooding, heat-related deaths, and poor air and water quality; skyrocketing energy bills; and costly damage to homes and infrastructure, some Midwestern city officials and community advocates are taking steps to improve their cities’ resilience to the effects of climate change.

  • 18 April

    A Decisive New York Primary for the Clintons – Again

    The story of New York's 1992 Democratic primary -- when another Clinton beat another left wing candidate with the help of another Cuomo.

  • 11 April

    The United States of Flint

    Our outdated infrastructure will fall apart if we don't invest in repairing it — that's just physics.

  • 2 April

    Is Nuclear Energy Isn’t Worth the Risks?

    The scariest part of the Brussels attacks is something that hasn’t happened yet and hopefully never will: an act of nuclear terrorism.

March, 2016

  • 30 March

    What Does the Science Really Say About Sea-level Rise?

    Could sea levels really rise by several meters this century. Probably not, although this century's greenhouse emissions could potentially set the stage for large rises in centuries to come.

  • 28 March

    Americans Join Pakistanis to Condemn Lahore Terror Attack

    Several vigils held in NYC to pay respects to the victims. White House, public officials and world leaders condemn the attack.