The EU Green Week is coming, from May 31 to June 4, so it seems appropriate to talk about Europe’s unique role in climate change. Europe is divided along geopolitical and economic lines, between the haves and have-nots, between the

Laila Al-Fitori Badda is a PhD student in Zawia, northwestern Libya. She is the Director of the Pulse of Libya Organization, a women-led NGO working to promote children, youth and women’s rights and inclusion. Laila also represents her city in the

We are only beginning to take the full measure of the impact of human-animal-environmental relationships and what it means for our behavior and our future. The current pandemic, given the likelihood that the virus has an animal origin although a

For the first time in history, a major oil company, Royal Dutch Shell, has been ordered by a court in The Hague - the country where Shell is headquartered - to follow the Paris Climate Agreement and cut its carbon

Investors can use the Positive Peace Index to gauge the performance of environmental, social and governance factors in countries. Global interest in ethical investment is growing. More companies and funds are committing to finding solutions for the world’s challenges through sustainable

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been severe and far-reaching. Governments worldwide have enforced strict measures to curb the spread of the virus, upending businesses and livelihoods. Global agricultural supply chains continue to face unprecedented disruptions. What has this

In the climate movement, we often hear, “climate justice is racial justice” because we typically focus on the disproportionate effects on both the production and impact sides of the climate crisis. The fossil fuel complex routinely exposes poor communities of

As the world reels from the financial blow of COVID-19, local governments in the United States are under huge pressure as cities and counties face severe budget shortfalls. This is forcing cuts to crucial spending on education and infrastructure as well as layoffs, furloughs

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