Our Way of Life Depends on Building a New, Just Energy System
Jason Bordoff, Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, reflects on the tension between energy affordability and climate ambition and what is necessary for a just energy transition.
As a result of the global pandemic, economic gains for underserved populations — including women and communities of color — have reversed course. Improving the financial health of women is essential to building prosperous and resilient communities. Presented by PayPal.
As new public health threats brew, we need to ensure there is capacity within our health systems to serve the people of this country. There is a strong business case for readiness, but it requires a paradigm shift in how we think about the intersection of routine care, unscheduled care, and the health of the populations we serve.
We Can Stop Epidemics Before They Happen. Here’s How.
Far too often, we highlight the failures—the diseases that caused thousands of deaths, cost billions of dollars and permanently changed our world. But just as noteworthy are the successes—the disease outbreaks that were swiftly and effectively contained.
Ronald Klain was White House Ebola Response Coordinator from 2014 to 2015. This post has been updated and adopted from the author’s piece, Confronting the Pandemic Threat, published in Democracy Journal (No. 40, Spring 2016).