Examining three of the most water-stressed countries in the world according to the World Resources Institute (WRI)
Ethiopia’s climate-sensitive economy, growing population, and inter-ethnic conflict make it a geopolitical time bomb primed to explode.
In Vietnam we can see many of the challenges, and solutions, to farming in the era of climate change.
All eyes on the upcoming Paris election, where the next president of France could be in-the-making.
In opening its doors to foreign investors, an independence-minded Greenland could be ushering in a new era of geopolitical competition in the Arctic.
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.