Issues / Environment
A military threat to the United States? An economic powerhouse? More likely a Potemkin Village.
In a shifting political landscape, columnist Michael Klare points out, mammoth energy reserves are increasingly more important than huge military arsenals.
The threat of global warming, argues columnist Walden Bello, requires a fundamental shift in the global economic system.
The global economic crisis is just now hitting the developing world with devastating effects.
Patricia Smith, in 34, describes the rising waters and the victims they claim.
Violence against women, violation of local autonomy, and contamination of the environment are all part of the U.S. military footprint in Asia.
The three water crises dwindling freshwater supplies, inequitable access to water and the corporate control of water pose the greatest threat of our time to the planet and to our survival.
Its time to go beyond dubious political compromises and get real about global warming.
The Budgets Compared.
Can the environmental movement in the Global South, asks Walden Bello, serve as a pivotal agent in the fight against global warming?