November, 24

Iran’s Terror Sponsorship with Ambassador Nathan Sales

Iran is the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism.


It has held that dubious distinction for many years now and shows no sign of relinquishing the title.


Speaking at The Washington Institute on November 13, State Department Counterterrorism Coordinator Ambassador Nathan Sales announced new diplomatic and financial sanctions against Tehran and its terrorist proxies.

November, 16

Follow the Money: Climate and Development Should Be Financed Together

In this podcast, Vice President for Communications Lawrence MacDonald interviews the authors of recent WRI commentary “Deploying Adaptation Finance for Maximum Impact,” Christina Chan, Director of the Climate Resilience Practice, and Niranjali Amerasinghe, Senior Associate for Sustainable Finance.


The authors of this commentary unpack the history of climate adaptation finance and why development and climate funds continue to operate separately.

November, 06

The Future of Fish and Chips

Overfishing has strained most global fish stocks. But the European Union has made progress bringing back one popular species: North Sea cod.


The flaky white fish—a British staple when battered and served with chips—has rebounded after plummeting to critically low levels in the late 2000s.


In this episode, we go to one of London’s oldest fish and chips restaurants and learn how quotas can be used to help other stocks recover.