Issues / Environment
Expanding energy access makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is using a failed scheme — like carbon trading — to pay for it.
Plagued by poor infrastructure, climate denialism, and a patchwork of unregulated fracking wells and nuclear waste sites, the U.S. is poised to topple itself with self-inflicted wounds.
For 60 years, Koreans on both sides of the DMZ have awaited a peace treaty. Instead they've gotten an arms race and political repression.
The real "pivot to Asia" should be towards decarbonization, a more equitable distribution of wealth, and a commitment to fight climate change.
Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased U.S. troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.
The human race and our planet need a new water ethic.
Where exactly is power located on this planet of ours right now?
Will the Green Climate Fund—the UN body tasked with funding the transition to a clean-energy, climate-resilient future in the developing world—invest in fossil fuels?
Climate change is literally melting down the list of available host venues for the Winter Olympics.
The Obama administration's "Pacific Pivot" is wreaking environmental havoc on the pristine ecosystems of the Asia-Pacific region.