The Dietenbach development in Freiburg highlights the web of tensions that cities face when environmental and social justice objectives don’t quite align.
Agricultural technologies could help to obviate the effects of climate change and ensure the planet’s population growth doesn’t lead to a global hunger epidemic.
Donald Trump may not care, but there is no time to spare and no more burning issue on planet Earth than climate change.
It would be impossible for China to tackle air pollution without overhauling the rural economy. Beijing has vowed to continue cracking down on the city’s notorious smog problem in 2019, although, unlike previous years, the capital has declined to give specific target numbers for average fine particle (PM2.5) concentrations. With the more easily attainable measures already having been employed in previous anti-pollution campaigns, authorities now plan to target vehicle emissions and external impacts from neighboring regions, particularly in the mining strongholds of Shaanxi and Shanxi provinces.
The White House has a goal and the Pentagon, a program built on the monopolistic notion of competing in an unfair fight.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Dragan Primorac, the former Croatian minister of science, education and sports.
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Professor John Holdren, former science adviser to President Barack Obama.
El Salvador is among the nations that Donald Trump dubbed “shithole countries” and whose immigrants he seeks to deport as quickly as possible.
If COP24 and its successors want to create lasting impact, rational thought and realistic appraisals of global conditions must prevail over ideological fervor.
With nothing to require companies to invest in line with the development agenda, corporate ventures in Africa might come to resemble Chinese neocolonial corporate models that do not actually alleviate poverty but rather enable it.