Category: Environment

The secret garden: greening refugee camps

By Myriam Fayad Food and nutrition security are about the right for everybody to access nutritious, affordable and sufficient food. Even though undernutrition globally...

A Critical Overview: Global Food Shortages

Eliminating hunger and malnutrition, and achieving wider global food security is imposing enormous challenges on the world’s policy agenda. A combination of factors are...

COP21: Expectations and Challenges

In the first of a two-part series, Nina Rachet analyses the workings and possible outcomes of COP21, and the Paris treaty’s impact on investments and...

Monopolising Necessities: Bolivia and Water

The contemporary proliferation of neo-liberal policies on a global scale has accentuated issues of unequal access to our fundamental human necessities. Although there should...

The war against climate change

Climate change truly is a global, contemporary problem, with various debates and controversies attached to it. Thomas Augur asks whether the high profile agreements...

The Republicans vs. Climate Change

Climate change is a topic that is growing increasingly political. Andrew Stretton explores the future of President Obama’s environmental policy in light of the...

Chevron and the ‘Amazonian Chernobyl’

When it comes to environmental degradation, the profits of large multinational corporations often trump the environmental costs. Adil Khan examines how the oil giant...

Earth Day 2014 | The problem with palm oil

Buying ethically sourced products has become a part of everyday life for consumers wishing to minimise their impact on the environment. However, many of the products...

Power Africa: the ethics of electrification

The face of aid is changing; However, when energy is involved, sustainable solutions remain as elusive as ever. June Sun questions U.s. plans to power Sub-Saharan Africa with...