Issues / Environment
As climate activists converge on New York, world leaders will meet behind closed doors with corporate honchos who bank on fossil fuels.
In her stunning new book, Naomi Klein has the simplest solution for climate change yet: Ditch fossil fuels. Period.
Every day, 2,000 African children die from diarrhea. Every minute, an African child dies of malaria.
In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
The twin plagues of ISIS and Ebola thrive on the breakdown of the existing order.
Canadian mining companies have long evaded responsibility for abuses carried out by their subsidiaries in the developing world. That could be about to change.
Clean energy technologies are making headway throughout the Caribbean—and the U.S. should take note.
Like the United States, Brazil has a long way to go with its response to global warming.
As it considers whether to back a controversial dam in Tajikistan, the World Bank needs to revisit its criteria for funding projects that displace people from their homes.
Gold-digging multinationals are fueling political violence and environmental devastation in El Salvador, but communities are fighting back.