Alexis Chemblette

Alexis is an international affairs reporter with a focus on European politics and economic issues. He previously worked as a financial journalist for French daily Les Echos and as a policy analyst at the European Commission. 

Voices

A New $500 Million Digital Fund Hopes to Transform Lives in the Developing World

A new incubator hub will help give a ton of money to underserved communities by investing in education, economic growth and clean energy.
Alexis Chemblette
2.23.18
Rise Up

The US Could Increase Voter Turnout By Changing the Way Americans Vote

No electoral system is perfect, but something's gotta give and European voting systems could be the way to go.
Alexis Chemblette
2.9.18
Rise Up

Cities Need to Invest More Public Funds to Help Homeless Teens

These activists are committed to ending Canada's youth homelessness crisis.
Alexis Chemblette
1.9.18
Livable Planet

Let’s Stop Relying on the US Government to Lead the Fight on Climate Change

Following COP 23, an environmental conference on curbing emissions, it's clearer than ever that the threats posed by climate change cannot wait for the United States to get its act together.
Alexis Chemblette
12.6.17
Frontier

Adopting Denmark's Unorthodox Prison System Could Benefit Ex-Offenders in America

Some Scandinavian detainees live and work like regular citizens despite criminal convictions. Would so-called 'open prisons' work in the US?
Alexis Chemblette
11.28.17
Livable Planet

America Gave Up On Climate Change, So These Global Efforts Stepped Up

The UN honored big thinkers addressing climate change around the world.
Alexis Chemblette
11.24.17
Voices

African Countries Want to Slow the Effects of Climate Change by Beefing Up Their Farm Industries

Some are building resilient agricultural systems to slow the effects of climate change, create jobs and kickstart economies.
Alexis Chemblette
11.14.17
Vote Now

Voters in These Countries Put American Voter Turnout to Shame

Voting is painfully easy outside the U.S., but inside the U.S. it's just painful.
Alexis Chemblette
11.13.17
Livable Planet

At COP 23, America's Answer to Climate Change is Using More Fossil Fuels

Diplomats from nearly 200 countries are in Germany for the most significant international talks on climate change since President Trump took office and pulled the U.S. out of the Paris agreement.
Alexis Chemblette
11.8.17
Livable Planet

The COP23 Climate Change Summit Is Suddenly Important Because of Trump's Paris Agreement Withdrawal

President Trump threw the landmark Paris agreement into disarray, but other countries are taking the responsibility for trying to halt climate change.
Alexis Chemblette
11.6.17
Vote Now

These Countries with Nearly 100 Percent Voter Participation Put the US to Shame

Why America fails so miserably at voting and what can be done about it should be an immediate national priority.
Alexis Chemblette
10.25.17
Rise Up

Sorry, Being Born Rich Still Leads to Success More Than Working Hard in School

But economic justice groups in the UK are campaigning hard to fix a broken system.
Alexis Chemblette
10.18.17
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