Issues / Environment
Cancun was not a surprise. Nor was it a failure. This much is easy to say.
Arm twisting and back-room pressure tactics will backfire.
The showdown in Cancun is over preventing a market-based approach to global warming.
Cancun promises to be calm to a fault.
Discouragement is already in the air in the lead-up to the Cancun talks, but hope must stay on the table.
The U.S. military is beginning to see climate change as a security threat, but the government isn't making it a high enough priority.
Recent floods exacerbate an already desperate situation for many civilians in war-torn Northwestern Pakistan.
Is the graying of the planet actually a greater threat than resource depletion?
We Americans believe that we are entitled to special treatment.
Under the guise of developing 'climate-ready' crops, the world's largest seed and agrochemical corporations are pressuring governments to allow what could become the broadest and most dangerous patent claims in intellectual property history.