Issues / Environment
Last month, the citizens of Okinawa awarded a landslide victory to a governor who wants U.S. troops off the pristine island.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?
A proposed canal in Nicaragua would rival Panama's as a link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. But indigenous and environmentalist protesters are crying foul.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
Can China and the United States pivot without crashing into each other?
In the "fast-fast" political culture of South Korea, some leaders are patiently—and effectively—making strides for democracy, clean energy, and maybe even peace.
A cooperative approach to the environmental damage done by overfishing could change the tenor of North-South relations in Korea.
Good news: The Pentagon has a new report on the urgent challenge of global warming. Bad news: it's all about adapting to the coming changes rather than preventing them from happening.