As the global media obsessed over the royal succession, one-third of Pakistan, a former British colony, was underwater.
The Urgent Climate Case for Defunding the Pentagon
U.S. taxpayers will spend more on the military — the largest institutional polluter on the planet — in one year than on renewable energy over 10 years.
Extreme Events Are the New Normal, and Not Just in the Weather
From the war in Ukraine to the rise of far-right autocrats worldwide, extremism has become a part of everyday life.
Isn’t It Time to Challenge the Growth Paradigm?
The planet is running out of resources, and humanity is living beyond its means.
Will 2022 Mark the Turning Point in the Climate Crisis?
Carbon emissions continue to rise, but this year the international community might finally be getting serious about climate change.
The Green New Deal Goes Local
The Biden administration will be spending hundreds of billions of dollars on addressing the climate crisis. But what does that mean for communities around the United States?
Turning People into Corporations?!
The market is not the go-to solution to the major problems of our age.
The Troubling Message of Biden’s Trip to Saudi Arabia
The fossil fuel industry’s global links to political violence and repression couldn’t be clearer. Unfortunately, the U.S. is enabling it.
Biden’s Meeting with the Saudi Crown Prince Risks Becoming a Gift to Autocrats
Biden wants Saudi help to strengthen the alliance against Russia. But if he reduces the war to geopolitics, autocrats will rejoice.
Latin America’s New New Left
The recent election in Colombia has produced new hope for the country–and for the whole region.