Issues / Environment
I'd much rather that representatives of the world's nations gather on a regular basis to bore themselves to death in a conference rather than beat themselves to death in a war. Make resolutions, not war is the bumper sticker of the future.
Simply obtaining measures to implement the commitments made 20 years ago would be better than creating any new corporate-driven initiatives or issuing yet more empty promises.
This speech (delivered before the Swedish parliament) addresses the impact that land grabbing has on peasants throughout the world, particularly in Africa.
This article reflects upon the ecological impact and widespread resentment of the U.S. military base in Okinawa.
The Japanese coalition government is still woefully unprepared to handle crises like Fukushima.
This article articulates an argument against the use of genetically modified organisms and discusses the reasons why states and non-state actors have resisted this practice and how they have done so.
Callenbach's writing reflects upon the direction that America has moved, since he wrote Ecotopia several decades ago, and offers a pessimistic outlook for the capacity of humanity to survive in a self-sustaining and harmonious manner, however, he offers final suggestions about how Americans can embrace our decline, and live with such evolution.
Nature is the best model for human security, according to a new book by a marine ecologist.
We are all trust fund babies living off the wealth of our ancestors.
Social policies and instruments will need to be developed to ensure that the Green Economy not only alleviates poverty and improves equity, but that the interests of the people who depend on Green Economy are deliberately safeguarded from the very outset.