Tracking the most vulnerable and food-insecure regions in the year ahead.
The Northern Sea Route through the Arctic will alter global trade flows and in doing so create new geopolitical chokepoints. Chief among them is the Bering Strait, where US, Russian, and Chinese interests converge.
We must not forget that development is a means to an end, a way for society to stand on its own two feet. It is not an end in and of itself.
As a country that’s particularly susceptible to climate change, Vietnam will face a daunting assortment of security, economic, and political challenges in the decades to come.
Sure, Jakarta might be underwater in less than five decades. But doing something about it is easier said than done.
In opening its doors to foreign investors, an independence-minded Greenland could be ushering in a new era of geopolitical competition in the Arctic.
In the fight against climate change, Beijing is advancing an energy policy that is simultaneously playing the good cop and the bad cop. But it doesn’t need to be this way.
Though we may take it for granted, air travel is still a miracle of modern society.
Tracking some of the most vulnerable and food-insecure regions in what is expected to be the hottest year ever.
The COP24 agreement is being hyped as a win, but the Paris process remains woefully unfit for task in tackling global warming.