AltWeeklies Wire

'Global Warring': The Geopolitics of Climate Changenew

The Earth is warming. Fact. Weather patterns are changing. Undeniable. We’re all in a heap of trouble. Uh-huh. And we’re all doing our best to deal with it. Nope. According to Montrealer Cleo Paskal, the world governments are snoozing while the world boils.
NOW Magazine  |  Patrick Lejtenyi  |  01-29-2010  |  Nonfiction

The Georgian Debacle Could Break NATOnew

If the U.S. pursues its goal of bringing Georgia and Ukraine into NATO, there are only three options. If "old Europe" digs in its heels and refuses, then either the U.S. drops its demand, or NATO breaks up. The third alternative is that "old Europe" agrees to let the two former Soviet republics join -- but with the unspoken reservation that they will never actually go to war with Russia to protect them.
The Georgia Straight  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  08-20-2008  |  International

Here's the Drill: The Sticky Truths About Offshore Oilnew

Approving drilling now would mean that oil reaches our gas tanks in a decade, under the best estimates, and the small quantity relative to global production would do little to alleviate prices. Still, advocates argue, anything that reduces American dependence on foreign oil is worth pursuing. That pursuit becomes sticky, however, when weighed with drilling's definable risks to the environment and public health.
Charleston City Paper  |  Stratton Lawrence  |  08-13-2008  |  Environment

Narrow Search


Hot Topics

Narrow by Date

  • Last 7 Days
  • Last 30 Days
  • Select a Date Range