An oil boom is short-term and transient. Crews of outsiders and heavy equipment plop down in often-rural areas to suck out all the fuel they can as quickly as possible, then leave.
Indigenous Australians face “disproportionate” harm from climate change, according to a leaked report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Unconventional gas provides a rapidly increasing new source of energy for the U.S. But what are the geopolitical implications of the U.S. 'shale gas revolution’? In this interview, Elliot Brennan from the Institute for Security and Development Policy explains what shale gas developments in the U.S. may mean for Asia and specifically China.
25 October 2013, South Royalton, Vermont, USA
Every year, the Global Futures Forum (GFF) provides a platform to engage in strategic-level dialogue and research to better understand and anticipate transnational threats.
There is no exact science when it comes to predicting when and where the next major humanitarian crisis will occur.
Amidst Climate Change and Shifting Energy Markets, New Challenges for Transatlantic Security
To the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
Remarks as delivered by James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence
The changing U.S. and international energy pictures have a profound effect on security, a senior Pentagon official said here yesterday.
An environmental activist who attempted to protect Mexican forests from drug traffickers has been slain along with her 10-year-old son, even though they were under police protection, her associates said Thursday.
The agribusiness transnationals are bearing down on Latin America with a force recalling their initial assault under the banner of the “green revolution” in the 1960s, or the first incursion of genetically engineered (GE) organisms (also known as GMOs or genetically modified organisms) in the