Posts Tagged: global warming
Global warming comes on the wings of grasshoppers.
They did it! After pre-announcing that no major decisions would result from Cancun talks and nearly two weeks of debates and discussions, the army of international climate change negotiators reached an agreement fully in line with the low expectations for it.
Earth's rarity as a planet that supports advanced life is argument enough to handle it with care.
Offshore accounts keep island economies afloat. But they also might sink them.
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.
In addition to creating an existential threat to the planet and its people, rapidly accelerating climate change is a security challenge.
We need to start viewing climate change as both a security and environmental challenge.
Grassroots leaders provide solutions for a just foreign policy in Africa.
Without a multilingual argument for sustainable development, all the international conferences in the world won't save us.
When it comes to climate change, columnist Walden Bello writes, the G8 got its numbers all wrong.