Will illegal fishing transform the Gulf of Guinea into the new Somalia? How EU companies are implicated in the depletion of West African fisheries.View More The Anthropocene: Do European Pirates Still Exist? Plunder in West African Fisheries
When viewed from satellite photos, the island of Hispaniola is marked by a shocking divide. While to the East, the Dominican Republic appears lush and…View More The Anthropocene: Deforestation and its Consequences in Haiti
President Obama is expected to make a decision on the northern extension of the Keystone XL pipeline in early June. As the date of the…View More The Anthropocene: Obama’s Keystone XL Dilemma
In a seeming paradox, the production of solar panels, wind turbines and Prius batteries all begin in Chinese mines. Fears about rare earth shortages remind…View More The Anthropocene: China – The OPEC of Rare Earth Metals?
In January, Tehran residents were given a regular reminder of their country’s pariah status—in their lungs.
Currently, Iran faces numerous exterior threats: isolation under international sanctions, the prospect of Israeli airstrikes on its nuclear facilities, and the weakening of Syria’s Assad, a key Iranian ally. Yet Iran’s greatest problems may be domestic.
What is the future of nuclear power in Europe in the wake of Fukushima? France, the global leader in the production of nuclear energy, is…View More Nuclear Fission: What is the Future of Nuclear Power in Europe?
As the world’s population grows, will we be obligated to choose between food and fuel? The controversies of world hunger, climate change and fuel prices…View More Food for Fuel in Africa?
The Persian Gulf seems an unlikely place for a clean energy revolution. Yet in 2009, Abu Dhabi, an emirate notorious for profligate energy use, beat…View More From Black to Green: Abu Dhabi and Renewable Energy