Play the game: A president’s climate quandary

Flames rise near trees during a wildfire dubbed the Cave Fire burning in the hills of Santa Barbara, California, U.S., November 26, 2019.     REUTERS/David McNew

My new Foreign Policy Essay explores why we use fossil fuels and the challenges of moving toward a cleaner energy system. Meaningful political action to combat climate change is hard, requiring carefully balancing goals to maximize public opinion, economic growth, and long-term emissions reductions.

How would you do, if you were in charge? Play the game — “A president’s climate quandary” — to find out!