Politics & Policy

Not just talk: policy leads to law which leads to action, but the politics behind going green are complicated.

Driverless Cars are the Future of Sustainable Commuting
Driverless Cars are the Future of Sustainable Commuting
Planet Forward
What do the experts think about the cities of the future — and how will we manage to grow these urban centers sustainably?  We tracked them down at the 2016 Planet Forward Summit on Sustainable Cities and asked them for you.
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Editorial Intern
Representatives who attended the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris gathered in D.C. to debrief on the significance of the event.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
To debrief on COP21, public and private sector leaders, students and academics came together to discuss the agreement and what it means.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Despite the recent tragedy, in a matter of weeks world leaders will converge on Paris for the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Bob Perciasepe: Advocating action on climate change
Bob Perciasepe: Advocating action on climate change
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
On June 10, 2015, senior administration officials joined Federal sustainability stakeholders to discuss the administration's executive order on climate change and the path forward at the 2015 GreenGov Symposium. Planet Forward's Devin Greene was... Read More
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
The Council on Environmental Quality hosted GreenGov, a symposium at GW's Jack Morton Auditorium on June 10, to discuss federal sustainability.
Tomorrow’s Food, Tomorrow’s Farmers
Planet Forward
How can policy help support the next generation of food producers?
Conversation With A Hunger Fighter
Planet Forward
​In the fight against hunger and poverty, individuals like Rep. Jim McGovern stand out for their stories and experiences. Learn how he’s using policy and activism to spread the word.
Communicating Science
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Scientists generate a ton of great research on food, agriculture and climate. But, sometimes, it never gets to the public. Where's the disconnect?
Climate Smart Agriculture
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
We know we have to change the way we produce food to adapt to climate change, and Climate Smart Agriculture is the way the UN is suggesting - but what exactly is it?

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