How Democracies Die is less about preaching to the choir and more about encouraging voters to re-examine their thinking.
Elevating the outlook of the common good and criticizing the destructive moral foundations of society can be part of creating the structural change required to combat climate change.
The melting ice in the Arctic is opening a new sea route and enabling exploitation of rich resources in the region, triggering a new Cold War.
Now that we’ve got your attention, Arek Sinanian examines the global stalemate over climate change with this analogy about a meteor heading for Earth.
Security risks will outpace cyber network defenses, unless data safety is bolstered by further regulations and investments.
The national ecosystem must be preserved and remain pure — free from those who do not belong. While the significance of preserving and caring for the natural environment in radical-right thought might surprise some, it is thoroughly rooted in the importance some of these actors attach to the space in which the Volk is supposed to flourish. In this context, biodiversity is connected to care for the national ecosystem and a wider program put forward by the radical right and especially its extreme-right fringe.
In a fair world, freedom of international movement would be a fundamental human right, and the obstacles put in its way removed.
The question to consider is how global warming and climate change are affecting the weather around the world.
While the premise is simple, the details of implementing carbon dividends are complex.Carbon dividends are the hottest idea in climate policy. A diverse mix of progressive and conservative voices in America are backing the idea of returning carbon tax revenues to households in the form of regular “dividend” payments. So are a range of businesses and environmental groups. In November 2018, six House members — three Democrats and three Republicans — introduced carbon dividend legislation.
Contrary to what its unflattering title suggests, this “zero draft” marks a key milestone in the effort to bring about a UN treaty on business and human rights.