Filipinos will troop to the polling booths in less than a month to elect a new leader. Whoever takes to the helm will have to walk a tightrope balancing environmental issues, an ailing economy and mass unemployment.
As world leaders gather in Stockholm this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the UN Conference on the Human Environment, their efforts to address climate threats will mean little as long as the fossil-fuel economy remains intact.
Nikki Reisch and
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine is intensifying the economic, social, and geopolitical pressures countries face, casting a shadow on efforts to address the shared challenge of climate change.
Bertrand Badré and
We've just celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement. If governments want to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, they must address a fundamental issue: plans to expand oil and gas extraction.
Norly Grace Mercado
The South American country wants to expand the role of natural gas in the economy in "supporting transitions towards lower-emission energy systems"—but has ignored the environmental impacts of fracking.