Issues / Environment
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.
How can we come out of this recession with a manufacturing sector and a workforce that are globally competitive, that produce things that people need in the new green economy?
The United States failed to capitalize on a Peace Dividend. Now, with the economy in a rut and the globe heating up, we have a second chance to shift Pentagon funds to domestic needs with a Green Dividend.
Mexico, Canada and the United States have serious problems with the emission of diverse pollutants.