Issues / Environment
Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased U.S. troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.
The human race and our planet need a new water ethic.
Where exactly is power located on this planet of ours right now?
Will the Green Climate Fund—the UN body tasked with funding the transition to a clean-energy, climate-resilient future in the developing world—invest in fossil fuels?
Climate change is literally melting down the list of available host venues for the Winter Olympics.
The Obama administration's "Pacific Pivot" is wreaking environmental havoc on the pristine ecosystems of the Asia-Pacific region.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
NAFTA gave multinational corporations the right to sue governments to block regulations they don't like, undermining democracy and local sovereignty.
“Countdown” by Alan Weisman: required reading for earthlings.
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