When I first began writing seriously about environmental issues several years ago, one thing annoyed me above all else: the refusal of many climate scientists to talk about the policy implications of their research. I’d be speaking to a researcher who had documented the rapid melting of alpine glaciers, who knew that it was chiefly due to manmade global warming but they still refused to talk about what we might be able to do to prevent climate change.
On paper, President-elect Barack Obama’s choice for United Nations ambassador has much in common with another boundary-breaking, African-American, Stanford-affiliated, female foreign policy expert with the same surname.
When the authorities at the Rafah border terminal closed down their offices on Saturday, they were wrapping up the first day of a new era in Egyptian foreign policy.
Damascus, it seems, does not care for Barack Obama’s advice. In a much anticipated policy speech on Thursday, May 19, the U.S
Seven/Eleven Japan, with over 13,200 stores nationwide, is among the many forward-looking companies helping set the pace for change within the nation’s energy policy. The convenience store chain plans to spend over $123 million to switch to energy efficient LED lighting at about 6000 outlets in Tokyo, and will install solar panels on roofs of 1,000 stores around the country over the next few months.
During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama made two shocking breaches of foreign policy establishment etiquette.
There are higher-yielding varieties of groundnut than those that farmers in Malawi tend to plant, but getting them to switch is tough. Better seed is pricey, increasing their risk
What could be more outrageous than the hefty subsidies the U.S. government lavishes on rich American cotton farmers?
Anders Dahlvig recently hit the 10-year mark as CEO of Ikea.