Issues / Energy
The carbon trade doesn't just fail to address climate change. In countries like Honduras, it funnels cash to notorious human rights abusers and threatens vital resources.
Dr. Vandana Shiva talks about GMOs, the militarization of agriculture, the politics of occupation, and the primacy of biodiversity.
Climate change, global warming, extreme weather -- call it what you will -- is the obvious deal-breaker in human, if not planetary, history.
Reports of peak oil's death have been greatly exaggerated.
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
The West may not use nuclear weapons on Iran, but attacking its nuclear enrichment facilities will have a similar effect.
Dr. Chomsky analyzes how the Magna Carta has become largely irrelevant in the world as the document nears its one thousandth birthday.
The Western-imposed sanctions on Iran undermine the U.S.'s diplomatic influence more than Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
China and the United States compete for influence in the Persian Gulf, but they also have overlapping interests in the region.
Iran Parliament plays to cheap seats by calling for Strait to be blocked in response to sanctions.