Environment, climate change & energy

This field seeks to analyze and understand the impact of climate change, how it affects the Global North vs the Global South, explore the influence, achievements, and shortcomings of the climate justice movement, and propose innovative solutions to the issue.

Addressing Climate Change in Vietnam: Policies and Actors

Academic studies are clear about the impacts of climate change in Vietnam. This paper attempts to act as a non-exhaustive summary of the main policies and actors in Vietnam that are currently involved in addressing its effects. First, it looks at the current policy documents that outline the government’s stance and action regarding climate change.… Read more “Addressing Climate Change in Vietnam: Policies and Actors”

Panama: The Imperiled Link in the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor

The Mesoamerican Biological Corridor is a geographic and political project that plays a crucial role in maintaining the biodiversity of the flora and fauna of the western hemisphere. In Panama, this corridor is increasingly threatened due to the country’s growing population and expansion into previously undisturbed environments. Government policy has not done enough to conserve… Read more “Panama: The Imperiled Link in the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor”

A Tale of Two Continents: Monsanto and Bayer

Various projections indicate that current priorities and plans will leave half of today’Large transnational corporations like Bayer in Europe are using Monsanto’s American legacy, with other mega-mergers, to radically reshaping the international agri-food industry. The agri-food industry is now seriously raising awareness, due to its wrongdoings in environmental terms, labour malpractices, competition, health, and nutrition.s… Read more “A Tale of Two Continents: Monsanto and Bayer”

The New Energy Paradigm: Advancing Distributed Energy Solutions

Various projections indicate that current priorities and plans will leave half of today’s unelectrified population still in the dark in 2030 and hinder climate change goals. Development with the backdrop of climate change creates the need for a viable infrastructure for the generation and distribution of energy, particularly in developing countries. By: Divyangi Singh Published… Read more “The New Energy Paradigm: Advancing Distributed Energy Solutions”

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