Issues / Environment
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
How fighting back against one arcane, Nixon-era trade negotiating procedure could put a stop to a global corporate coup.
In the fourth winter since the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan, many of the displaced residents are still in limbo.
A proposed dam on the Mekong River would provide energy for the region, but at a significant environmental cost.
Last month, the citizens of Okinawa awarded a landslide victory to a governor who wants U.S. troops off the pristine island.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?
A proposed canal in Nicaragua would rival Panama's as a link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. But indigenous and environmentalist protesters are crying foul.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.