Issues / Environment
As global warming takes its toll on the South China Sea, an already tense political climate could become more perilous.
Russia's push to explore for oil in the Arctic is bad news.
The financial crisis and the Occupy movement have challenged Left-Right distinctions and prompted calls for an entirely new economic order.
Africa can do better than invest faith and state resources in yet another Ponzi scheme -- the "privatisation of the air."
Is global violence really at an all-time low?
A new book describes an attempt to map uncontacted tribes in the Amazon without contacting them.
What we got from Durban was largely a set of promises to do something...some other time.
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The climate conference in Durban has led some observers to conclude that developed countries are engaged in a form of apartheid against the rest of the world. But Nnimmo Bassey hopes negotiators will heed the voices of the people.
At Durban, international negotiators are fiddling while the world burns.