Tim Kovach

Tim Kovach is an independent analyst and blogger from Cleveland who researches and writes about climate change, disaster risk reduction, and environmental peace-building at timkovach.com.

As U.S. retreats from climate leadership, China steps up. Beware.

Climate change diplomacy is about to have its League of Nations moment.

Narendra Modi looking triumphant

Here’s how India can increase the chances of a successful climate deal in Paris

Even if India won’t commit to big emissions cuts yet, it can endorse a strong process for evaluating countries’ commitments and ratcheting them up over time.

rescue worker on a flooded street

Here’s why we need to politicize disasters

Ted Cruz says we shouldn't politicize the Texas floods. He's wrong. If we want to prevent disasters tomorrow, we need talk about vulnerabilities today.