September 10, 2015 – The raging blaze is devastating pristine hectares of tropical forests and precious peatlands, orangutans are fleeing the inferno, particulate matter are soaring to unbearable levels while […]
This week features a discussion with fellow MPPGA students Laurélène and Elisha about a colloquium they attended last month in Paris addressing COP21 and the 2015 Paris climate agreement one year on. We round things out with some policy-related stories from the headlines, such as Norway’s decision to phase out FM radio and some maple syrup related delinquency here in Canada.
“Where is that “good living” land everyone is talking about?” asked one local farmer of Tundayme, Ecuador, after being evicted to facilitate the settlement of the Chinese mining company ‘Ecuacorriente’. Mirador […]
What happened? According to the report published in July 2015 by the Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan, the heatwave that occurred in Karachi from June 17 to 25, […]
The South China Sea is the economic heartbeat of East Asia’s future.Approximately 50% of the world’s shipping flowing through its arteries — double that of the Suez Canal and Panama […]
“Learning from mistakes”: it’s a popular phrase in humanitarian response. With the international community reflecting on the 2014 Ebola response and now bearing witness to Hurricane Matthew’s destruction and exacerbation […]