Taking the baton from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, John Kerry must ensure that women’s issues remain center stage in world affairs.
Report Analyzing South Asia through the prism of climate, migration, and security in Assam and the surrounding region provides useful insights into the underlying trends shaping the entire region and the risks posed by current long-term trajectories.
Issue Brief Arpita Bhattacharyya looks at past conflict involving South Asian immigrant communities in Assam to understand the roots of the current conflict and examine implications for the future, including the role of climate change in the region.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta expressed concern about the defense and development impacts of climate change at a recent Environmental Defense Fund event, writes Arpita Bhattacharyya.
Arpita Bhattacharyya and Peter Juul detail how the administration focused squarely on this critical issue, and suggest ways to institutionalize the efforts in the decades to come.
Strengthening our ozone standard will not wreak the economic havoc Big Oil and industry claim, write Daniel J. Weiss, Arpita Bhattacharyya, and Raj Salhotra.
Interactive The House’s new bill wipes out funding for key environmental protection programs and puts your favorite vacation destinations in jeopardy, write Daniel J. Weiss and Arpita Bhattacharyya.
The United States and the U.N. Foundation launched a new initiative Tuesday that brings together the win-win solutions needed to improve health and fight carbon pollution, write Arpita Bhattacharyya and Andrew Light.
Arpita Bhattacharyya is Research Associate to Distinguished Senior Fellow Carol Browner. She works on both domestic and international climate and energy issues. She was previously a researcher for American Progress’s Climate, Migration, and Security Project in India and Bangladesh, studying climate change impacts in the region. She has also worked at the Minnesota Pollution Control [...]
Getting started with implementing clean energy solutions is just as important as setting national carbon emission targets, write Julian L. Wong and Arpita Bhattacharyya.