Issues / Environment
South Korea's conservative government is building a naval base on top of a wealth of natural treasures -- and it's dead set on keeping environmentalists out of the discussion.
With China and the United States enabling each other to avoid meaningful emission reductions, the rest of the developing world must take the lead.
Elephant poaching may never end until affluent Chinese renounce their taste for ivory.
This is the dilemma of most countries in the South: we are victims of climate change, and our weapons are few and limited.
Dr. Chomsky analyzes how the Magna Carta has become largely irrelevant in the world as the document nears its one thousandth birthday.
Why are the organizers of the World Conservation Congress holding their meeting near the construction of a military base in South Korea that is destroying the environment?
This article addresses the tactics used by corporations to appear as though they have solutions to environmental problems while, in reality, they are continuing the policies that cause the most environmental degradation.
Victims of the devastating coastal Black Sea flooding are quick to blame the authorities.
IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus hosted two of Liberia's premier civil society leaders for a briefing on extractive industries and land grabs -- and an honest assessment of President Sirleaf.
This article addresses the conflicts of interest between nuclear scientists and the need for disarmament.