Each month the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) releases an update on the global prices for food in trade channels. The chart above is based on this data and it shows that we are continuing into a price spike much like the one in 2008. This does not tell you what food […]
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The Copenhagen agreement fizzled, but failure to take global action on climate change may have greased the skids for transition from the post-9/11 epoch into a new global Eco Cold War.
Climategate’s questions recede as island nations walk out. China sizzles and the US fizzles on world stage. What are the political takeaways from week one in Copenhagen and what does it mean for the possibility of a binding agreement?
Time-traveling to 2010 reveals how some of Washington’s worst-kept secrets will catch up with President Obama and cripple his climate agenda.
After playing leader in global climate change negotiations, United States is now under pressure to respond to India and China’s announcements of mitigation measures.
As the world arrives at the UN ahead of Copenhagen, the US has more to lose than China in an escalating war of words over climate change leadership.
Every June 5th, countries united for World Environment Day. This year’s focus is on climate change. See what some places around the world are doing to raise awareness.
A quick discussion on how the laws surrounding conduct in war and conflict also have articles designed to protect the environment.
140 countries today committed to reduce global mercury pollution, which will help protect the world’s citizens from the dangerous neurotoxin.
The United Nations plans to introduce a new carbon offsetting scheme to fund preservation and restoration of the fast depleting rain forests but first it must rectify the discrepancies in the Kyoto carbon offsetting mechanism.
The UNFCCC wants to make the next climate treaty a success but in order to do that it must bring transparency and accountability into the carbon credits trading mechanism.
A new report from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) predicts that alternative energy technologies will create millions of new jobs over the next twenty years, including 11 million in the biofuels industry alone.
Two major global energy companies are supporting and promoting Iran by sponsoring a conference being held in Tehran. The goal of the conference is to promote “gas export opportunities and potentials of the Islamic Republic of Iran”.
By claiming the Lomonosov Ridge as Russian territory, Russia has claimed the Arctic seabed up until the North Pole, effectively planting a Russian flag on the vast oil, gas, and diamond reserves in this ecologically-sensitive region of the world.