Issues / Environment
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.
The crisis of capitalism isn't just about the gap between rich and poor. It's about the gap between what’s demanded by our planet and what’s demanded by our economy.
A transatlantic trade deal would eliminate restrictions on U.S. exports of fracked gas to the EU.
Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy targets the developing world for future profits.
In 2010, Hungary suffered a massive toxic sludge spill, from which it's still recovering.
Mexico's oil privatization scheme will hurt the environment, scar the landscape, and leave Mexico at the mercy of transnational firms.
Uruguay's president has put the country on the map as one of the world’s most exciting experiments in creative, progressive governance.
If climate change was shifted to the backburner, fighting it might generate less opposition.
As global civil society calls for a renewable energy revolution, the U.S. Congress is considering an African energy initiative that leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels.