Makings of a global food crisis

Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Munich, is a former president of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research and serves on the...

Surviving a Future of Extreme Heat

Although nearly all heat-related deaths are preventable, heatwaves kill thousands of people worldwide every year. At this very moment, an extreme heatwave in India...

Ban Nuclear Weapons Now

Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former director of policy planning in the US State Department, Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, and...

Dismantling the Fossil-Fuel Economy

Our planet is facing a triple crisis of climate, nature, and pollution, with one common cause: the fossil-fuel economy. Oil, gas, and coal are...

Death of Davos

Global food prices are soaring. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s Food Price Index – which covers a basket of basic food commodities...
Climate Consensus in the Middle East

Climate Consensus in the Middle East

This week, I met a teenager in Ramallah named Miriam, who shared how much she has benefited from one of the 450 solar-powered schools...

First International Migration Review Forum kicks off after adoption of the global compact for...

A landmark meeting on international migration governance is slated to take place from 17-20 May at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York....

Ecosystem Restoration is Good for Your Health

Humanity currently faces multiple, interlinked existential crises. The catastrophic consequences of climate change, ecological degradation, and biodiversity loss have cascading knock-on effects on human...

Breathing New Life into Medical Oxygen

COVID-19 has taken at least 18 million lives, and it is anyone’s guess how many of those deaths were due to a lack of...

International Community Still needs to Do Big Things

When US Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau opened the Bretton Woods Conference almost 80 years ago, he reminded delegates that failures of international...

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