Politics

The latest on how environmental sustainability is affecting politics at every level.

Vladimir Putin, President of Russia

Russia, the world’s fourth largest polluter, finally joins Paris Agreement

After four years of deliberation, Russia has finally signed the Paris Agreement. On Monday, Prime…

Recycling

Australia urged to move towards a circular economy on recycling

Australia should take its cue from the circular economy on recycling, reusing its waste rather…

Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris’s climate plan: How does it hold up against the competition?

In the third Democratic debate last Sunday, 2020 presidential candidates did not spend much time…

america environmental concern

Climate Change Is a GOP Issue Too.

It’s striking to see how much the Republican Party has changed its tune on the…

offshore drilling

House passes bills banning offshore drilling in our oceans

Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills banning offshore drilling on…

Trump disparages windmills despite increasing efficiency of wind energy

At the G7 summit in France, President Trump made it clear again that he will…

Trump at the G7 Summit

G7 Summit: Everything You (and Trump) Missed from the Climate Change Meeting

This past Monday, The Group of Seven (or G7) met in Biarritz, France for its…

Bernie's Green New Deal

Bernie’s Green New Deal Is the Most Ambitious Climate Proposal of the 2020 Race

“Climate change is a global emergency. The Amazon rainforest is burning, Greenland’s ice shelf is…

Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil President Bolsonaro is waging war on the environment

Since taking office in January, President Jair Bolsonaro has received widespread condemnation for his staunch,…

Leaders discuss the climate emergency at the Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific allies condemn Australia over its inaction on the climate crisis

The Australian delegation’s success at watering down the final communique on climate change at the…