Why I resigned from the Foreign Service after 27 years

#David Rank served in the U.S. Foreign Service from 1990 to 2017. The opinions expressed here are his own. This month, I resigned from the State Department’s Foreign Service, stepping down as the senior U.S…. Read More

American Darkness Vs. Bhutan Brightness

American Darkness Vs. Bhutan Brightness

by Robert Hunziker As Donald Trump axes America’s commitment to the Paris Climate Accord, the Kingdom of Bhutan’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay finalizes Bhutan for Life, a fund that will give the country the funding… Read More

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EU to bypass Trump administration after Paris climate agreement pullout

The European Union has rejected Donald Trump’s offer to renegotiate the Paris climate agreement and pledged instead to bypass Washington to work with US business leaders and state governors to implement the historic accord’s commitments…. Read More

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How Bannon and Pruitt boxed in Trump on climate pact

Donald Trump’s chief strategist and EPA administrator maneuvered for months to get the president to exit the Paris climate accord, shrewdly playing to his populist instincts and publicly pressing the narrative that the nearly 200-nation… Read More