A new index helps poor families find support, public opinion data on the Pope’s call for climate change action, and progress between the U.S. and China on cybercrime.
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The Brookings Brief
November 3, 2015
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Are we in a new era of U.S.-China cyber relations?

Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States brought progress and a potential breakthrough in one critical area: cybercrime.


The Francis effect on the climate change conversation
Sarah Mills, Barry Rabe and Christopher Borick | @BarryRabe

The Francis effect on the climate change conversation

Sixty percent of Americans say they support the Pope’s call for action on climate change and more than a quarter say that their opinion of the Pope has improved as a result of it.

New data available to help families in need get support

For poor families in need of help, the lack of information about local resources and nonprofit social service organizations can create a critical barrier to receiving support. A new data visualization tool is helping to fill this void.