Millions of acres burned, almost 2000 homes lost, over a billion animals dead and 137 thousand posts on Instagram with the hashtag #bushfiresaustralia. The Australian hellscape has dramatically captured the world’s attention (and pocketbook) as an example of our worst ...

Flexible Mechanisms and Carbon Trading As a result of the growing scientific consensus that global temperatures are rising, several multilateral treaties have emerged in recent decades to address environmental issues. One example of such an agreement is the Kyoto Protocol, ...

While 2019 was one of the hottest years on record, it was also one of the hottest years for corporate “sustainability”. Despite big oil’s continuous pledge of a renewable future 2018 was the first time that sustainable energy saw a ...

Erin Pineda – The Venezuelan Migration Crisis The Venezuelan crisis is now the largest exodus in Latin America in recent history. As of this March 2019, the number of Venezuelan emigrants worldwide is over 3.7 million, making it one of ...

Guarani Tribe Protests New Executive Order Brazilian President Bolsonaro’s recently passed executive order has grave ramifications for protected indigenous lands in the Amazon. On January 18, 2019, the day of the first Indigenous People’s March in Washington DC, another group ...

According to a report published by C40, a network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change, over 800 million people will live in cities where sea levels could rise by more than half a meter, or approximately five ...

Known for its relative stability in a region of violent conflict, Jordan is often referred to as an “oasis of peace” by many scholars of the region. While this may be true, the region is certainly no environmental oasis. In ...

Between October 31st and November 2nd 2017, more than 1,000 business leaders, government officials and academics met in Bahrain for the United Nations Forum on Sustainable Development, which focused on the need for more sustainable investing in business practices and ...

Abstract Despite friendly appearances, there is a growing policy gap between the US and the EU, be it in military capacity, attitudes towards China or trade and migration. In the past, the UK served as a bridge between the two actors through its ...

Renewable energy and Scandinavia have become practically synonymous. Beginning in the 1970s, after the Arab Oil Crisis of the 1970s sent shockwaves around the global economy, the northern countries of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland began to relieve their unsustainable dependence ...