Global Governance

Prime Minister Suga and ASEAN leaders shown on digital monitor.

The countries in Indo-Pacific are currently caught in an intensifying competition for regional influence between China and the United States. But it is impossible for them to choose…

Pacific island states are among the most vulnerable to the crisis of climate change, which threatens massive displacement, tests human rights protection, and imperils territories. These large ocean…

Society & Culture

In Chile, the ongoing constituent process presents a great opportunity, but it also embodies great challenges. Chile’s future will depend on the capacity of the constituent body to reach broad…

The ecological dimensions of the death of the Aral Sea are fairly well known. Once the fourth largest lake in the world, the…

Editors’ Picks

Poor metaphors can muddy the nature of environmental policy problems, but good ones can help policymakers begin to understand how to solve them. Using language carefully is critical…

In 1995, tens of thousands of activists gathered in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference on Women to develop a framework to advance gender equality. In light of…