Issues / Environment
On the eve of Copenhagen, momentum is still falling short of what's needed to prevent disaster. And Africa will feel the effects most of all.
As the international community's attention is fixed on the coup and crisis in Honduras, another Central American country fights the constraints and inequalities caused by flawed Free Trade Agreements between the United States and the hemisphere.
Our leaders are willing to control our fossil fuel economy but not to embark on a serious program to disarm it.
Paul Hockenos interviews The Nature Conservancy's Sascha MÂ¸ller-Kraenner about the upcoming Copenhagen gathering on climate change.
In addition to creating an existential threat to the planet and its people, rapidly accelerating climate change is a security challenge.
At stake in El Salvador's movement to ban mining is the question of whether private interests can trump national sovereignty.
We need to start viewing climate change as both a security and environmental challenge.
Oil companies and the Nigerian military are attempting to maintain control of what will soon be one-quarter of U.S. oil imports.
U.S. military "outreach" on Africa's seas and land is in search not of pirates but of oil.
The United States must help poor countries deal with the impact of climate change.