Issues / Environment
Offshore accounts keep island economies afloat. But they also might sink them.
Will Earth’s Last Stand Sweep the 2013 Oscars?
Some significant actions but a failure to follow through.
Like Hamlet, Shakespeare's conflicted Prince of Denmark, China was caught between conflicting currents in Copenhagen. Its failure to manage these challenges, argues columnist Walden Bello, led to its biggest diplomatic debacle in years.
What's the best way to retain forests and reverse climate change without scapegoating indigenous and rural communities?
Artists uncover the true costs of coal.
Women farmers hold the key to addressing climate change.
The Muslim world should not respond to European bigotry with bigotry of its own.
In June, President Obama wowed the Muslim world with his Cairo speech. In December, he struck out with his Afghanistan speech.
The negotiators in Copenhagen are likely to address only half the story, argues columnist Walden Bello.