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IAF Editorials: Environment

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The Inflation Reduction Act Should Be Just the Beginning
The Inflation Reduction Act Should Be Just the Beginning

Without more direct intervention on the part of the public sector in combatting the climate crisis, what IRA will produce is a green capitalist industry with profit-making as the overriding concern... Read More...



The Future of the Planet Is in Our Hands—Effective Activism Is Essential
The Future of the Planet Is in Our Hands—Effective Activism Is Essential

Building long-term progressive power is key to bringing into force a comprehensive climate change policy. By C.J. Polychronou. (07/20/2022)

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Climate Change Is Also a Major Casualty of the War in Ukraine
Climate Change Is Also a Major Casualty of the War in Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine raises the question, again, why the world fails repeatedly to sets its priorities in the right order. By C.J. Polychroniou. (04/19/2022)

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Of Energy and Dependencies in Europe
Of Energy and Dependencies in Europe

Analysis on the recently launched Energy incentives and greening programs, as initiated in Europe/EU. By Leyla Mammadova. (04/11/2022)

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Is California Backsliding on Its Plan to Reach Zero Carbon Emissions by Mid-Century?
Is California Backsliding on Its Plan to Reach Zero Carbon Emissions by Mid-Century?

In reality, California does not actually have a detailed roadmap for slashing greenhouse gas emissions in order to fulfill the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius... Read More...



Two Birds, One Trillion-Dollar Stone: Could Climate Change Solutions Answer Australia’s COVID-Debt Prayers?
Two Birds, One Trillion-Dollar Stone: Could Climate Change Solutions Answer Australia’s COVID-Debt Prayers?

The intersection of Australia and climate change, COVID, and economic growth. By Metta Chalapati. (03/02/2022)

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No, Your Zoom Meeting Will Not Be Enough To Address Business’ Impact on the Climate
No, Your Zoom Meeting Will Not Be Enough To Address Business’ Impact on the Climate

Business travel's effect on climate and the need for immediate action.   By Michael Mitole. (03/02/2022)

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Reimagining Climate Change Cooperation
Reimagining Climate Change Cooperation

To meet the U.N. climate goals, the U.S. and China need some healthy competition.  By Kathlina Brady. (02/25/2022)

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Is California Backsliding on Its Plan to Reach Zero Carbon Emissions by Mid-Century?
Is California Backsliding on Its Plan to Reach Zero Carbon Emissions by Mid-Century?

In reality, California does not actually have a detailed roadmap for slashing greenhouse gas emissions in order to fulfill the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius... Read More...



The World’s Ongoing Trash Crisis That Keeps Piling Up
The World’s Ongoing Trash Crisis That Keeps Piling Up

Managing trash is a global issue but the Global North continuously redirects its trash to the Global South. By Ayesha Shaikh. (02/04/2022)

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Killing Nature Must Be Treated as a Crime on a Par with Genocide and War Crimes
Killing Nature Must Be Treated as a Crime on a Par with Genocide and War Crimes

The time has come for drastic measures to protect the environment and save the world from a climate catastrophe. By C.J. Polychroniou. (01/03/2022)

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With the Failure of Politics, People Are Waking Up to the Realization That They Have a World to Win
With the Failure of Politics, People Are Waking Up to the Realization That They Have a World to Win

People everywhere are waking up to the realization that they must fight to organize the world in such a way that there is a sustainable future for humanity and the planet. By C.J. Polychroniou. (12... Read More...



Revolutionary Activism May Be Our Last Best Hope to Avert a Climate Catastrophe
Revolutionary Activism May Be Our Last Best Hope to Avert a Climate Catastrophe

The challenge ahead is to turn every city and every town in virtually every major country in the world into a stronghold of the global climate movement. By C. J. Polychroniou. (11/04/2021)

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Tech “Solutions” Are Pushed by Fossil Fuel Industry to Delay Real Climate Action
Tech “Solutions” Are Pushed by Fossil Fuel Industry to Delay Real Climate Action

Author argues for the need of a Green New Deal.  By C.J. Polychroniou. (08/25/2021)

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Average Global Temperature Has Risen Steadily Under 40 Years of Neoliberalism
Average Global Temperature Has Risen Steadily Under 40 Years of Neoliberalism

Reflecting on neoliberalism and global warming.  By C.J. Polychroniou. (08/19/2021)

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Is Humaniity's Return to Barbarism Unavoidable?
Is Humaniity's Return to Barbarism Unavoidable?

Unless we can tame our irrational economic system and, above all else, do away with capitalism's addiction to fossil fuels, the collapse of civilized social order is a near certainty.  By C.J. Poly... Read More...



With Earth on Edge, Climate Crisis Must Be Treated Like Outbreak of a World War
With Earth on Edge, Climate Crisis Must Be Treated Like Outbreak of a World War

Humanity and the environment are under massive assault by global warming caused by human activities. By C. J. Polychroniou. (08/12/2021)

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The World’s Dumping Ground: Waste Colonialism and Asia’s Struggle to Escape
The World’s Dumping Ground: Waste Colonialism and Asia’s Struggle to Escape

Is Waste Colonialism hampering development in the Asian-Pacific? By Sarah Burch. (05/28/2021)

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External Article

The endangered future for butterflies. By Anuradha Kataria. (02/12/2019) 

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Butterflies – Elusive and Extinct, Almost
Butterflies – Elusive and Extinct, Almost

The endangered future for butterflies.  By Anuradha Kataria. (02/12/2019)

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Breaking Bad: The Dangers of the Shipbreaking Industry
Breaking Bad: The Dangers of the Shipbreaking Industry

The effects of shipbreaking on environments and populations. By Catie Brown. (01/16/2019)

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IPCC Report – On our global Jihad against Cognitive mind
IPCC Report – On our global Jihad against Cognitive mind

Examining the recently released UN IPCC report on the alarming state of Climate Change and urgent measures needed to tackle the issue. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (10/15/2018)

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The Dutch Model for Change
The Dutch Model for Change

How true leadership with regard to climate change may have an outstanding impact on the Asian world. By Dr. Wolfram Kalt. (07/31/2018)

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National Security and Climate Change
National Security and Climate Change

What are security impacts of climate change? By Adam Thomas (11/18/2017)

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CPEC and the Environmental Impacts on Gilgit-Baltistan
CPEC and the Environmental Impacts on Gilgit-Baltistan

Analysis of CPEC's envionmental impacts on Gilgit-Baltistan. By Hadaitullah Ullah. (11/18/2017)

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Climate Change as a Global Security Threat
Climate Change as a Global Security Threat

A look at potential security threats caused by climate change. By Graciela Chichilnisky and C. J. Polychroniou. (01/08/2016)

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Ecological Globalization
Ecological Globalization

Call for action against the war on global environmental terror. By Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (12/13/2015)

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Relooking the Current Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program
Relooking the Current Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program undermines US goals on climate change and needs to be re-examined.  By Monique Baskin. (11/06/2015)

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No More Foreign Affairs
No More Foreign Affairs

The concept of Foreign Affairs has been replaced by a more global By Jack Pearce. (01/13/2015)

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The Northern Sea Route: Passage to a Sea of Opportunities
The Northern Sea Route: Passage to a Sea of Opportunities

What are the advantages and challenges of a Northern Sea Route?  Plenty, says author. By Ajay Anil Cherian .(10/13/2014)

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