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Counting Carbon
Counting Carbon
Uncertainty Surrounds China’s “Peak Carbon” Moment

Chinese emissions seem to be falling, but there’s very little scientific consensus over whether this dip is permanent or temporary.

Counting Carbon
Did China Already Hit Peak Carbon?

A new report says Chinese CO2 emissions are due to peak by 2025, if they haven’t already done so.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

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