New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is leading calls for a “select committee for a green new deal” aimed at decarbonising the US economy.
2018 brought catastrophic natural disasters in the form of wildfires, hurricanes, floods and droughts, exacerbated by climate change as greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise.
As we advance in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, data will become an even more valuable commodity.
Delegates from 200 nations are trying to hammer out a deal to deliver on the Paris climate agreement.
China, Russia and the West need to manage change together to tackle common challenges.
Policymakers must keep up with the impact of digital technologies in their back yards
Globalisation can undoubtedly benefit wider economies and growth, but it comes at a cost for some local communities.
Keeping the global temperature rise below 2C could be 'out of reach' as the gap in global greenhouse gas emissions is bigger than ever, according to the latest UNEP report.
While unemployment is falling, debt levels remain high and productivity growth is low.
Civil diplomacy aims to enhance mutual trust through civil exchanges. As this CIIS report argues, it can be used to bridge the gap between different countries and promote understanding be...
Child-poverty rates increased in almost two-thirds of OECD countries after the global financial crisis, highlighting how rich countries also need to take more action on UNICEF’s World Chi...
Global GDP has trebled since 1980, yet labour income share has declined. A new social contract based on full employment and decent work would rebuild trust and restore genuine democracies.
Countries around the world can benefit from new technologies - if investment is coordinated to make sure no one is left behind, explains Mark Suzman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundati...
One aspect of new technology that receives considerably less attention is the transformative impact that it could have in improving the effectiveness of government.
We find ourselves in a very similar technological and economic landscape to the world before the First World War, writes Christine Lagarde.