Issues / Environment
The new marine protection area in the Indian Ocean seems like a great step forward. Until you look at it a little more carefully.
Congress is deadlocked on the issue of climate change. But a new bill, with bipartisan support, has a good chance of breaking the deadlock and actually reducing U.S. carbon emissions.
Matt Ryan, the mayor of Binghamton, New York, is sick and tired of watching people in local communities "squabble over crumbs," as he puts it, while so much local money pours into the Pentagon's coffers and into America's wars.
There's only so much oil in the ground, so what is the Obama administration thinking with its new offshore oil program?
Owego can get solar jobs, but it will take the active involvement of Owego itself.
The testing of nuclear weapons has had devastating effects as well.
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.