[C]ountries need to stop trying to affirm their places on the geopolitical chessboard through power plays that could get out of control at any moment.
Everything has gone awry between American business leaders and Donald Trump. The president’s decisions to withdraw from free-trade agreements, his withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement and even the banning of nationals from Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States quickly left a number of [Read more]
<i>No scientist would dare link this dry, endless summer to climate change, but we are sweltering in the heat of figures which provide overwhelming evidence.</i>
Amid the sheer outpouring of grief stemming from the ongoing Catalan debacle, I have witnessed several references to climate change, one of the biggest [Read more]
The mine that symbolizes the climate clash between Trump and the rest of the world will ... have fewer employees than a supermarket.
The world is not going to stop so that Trump can get off; but if he wants to do so, inertia will slam into him.
The scene looks dark, with rising sea levels, droughts, more deadly hurricanes, and the extinction of species.
Who does the magnate remind one of if not a Latin American caudillo, a strongman, a cultivator of populism from Argentina and Brazil to Venezuela and Nicaragua?
We are tired of hearing that the United States is a country where interest groups rule. With their donations to candidates and the pressure applied via specialized firms, these groups (known as lobbies) have managed to put their business interests above democracy and citizenship. In addition, it is an accepted fact [Read more]
The bilateral relationship between the United States and Mexico is by definition asymmetric.
A true accounting of his legacy may well show that what he did on the issue of climate change was even more significant, and he, if anyone, is the environmental hero of 2015.