Issues / Environment
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
One or two bomb throwers can blow up the international community. Trump is appointing a whole cabinet of them.
Market forces, state and local action, and strong social movements could blunt the impacts of a denialist White House.
Fossil fuels provided a one-time-only quantum leap in growth. Coming up with a new economic model should be on everyone's bucket list.
The solution to the global economic and environmental crisis lies in China's past.
Complex global challenges require committed activists who stand on principle as well as experts on the inside who can play the political game.
Climate disruption is inextricably linked to economic inequality. Serious climate solutions must be, too.
The Green Climate Fund is supposed to finance the world's shift away from fossil fuels. But fossil fuel-funding banks are eager to get on board.
If Donald Trump wins and pulls the U.S. out of its climate change commitments, some countries wonder, why should they keep their own?