Issues / Environment
Discouragement is already in the air in the lead-up to the Cancun talks, but hope must stay on the table.
The U.S. military is beginning to see climate change as a security threat, but the government isn't making it a high enough priority.
Recent floods exacerbate an already desperate situation for many civilians in war-torn Northwestern Pakistan.
Is the graying of the planet actually a greater threat than resource depletion?
We Americans believe that we are entitled to special treatment.
Under the guise of developing 'climate-ready' crops, the world's largest seed and agrochemical corporations are pressuring governments to allow what could become the broadest and most dangerous patent claims in intellectual property history.
There appears to be little hope for meaningful action at the November/December climate change talks in Cancun, Mexico
Is climate change a business opportunity, columnist Laura Carlsen asks, or a chance to change the way we structure our economies and our lives?
The gap between federal spending on military as opposed to climate security has narrowed but compared to China our progress is meager.
We should cut the military budget and use that money to fund our transition to a greener economy.