How Conservation Became Colonialism
Indigenous people, not environmentalists, are the key to protecting the world’s most precious ecosystems.
Democracies Need a Little Help From Their Friends
The war against foreign-funded NGOs — from India to Israel — is harming democratic governance, not enhancing it.
The Guardians of the Great Barrier Reef
Australia’s scientists are working against time and climate change politics to save their beloved coral reef.
New Allegations Challenge the Environment Record of Top U.N. Official
Environmental group claims Amina J. Mohammed authorized illegal exports of endangered rosewood during her term as Nigeria’s environment minister.
Report: U.S. Ranks Near Bottom in Commitment to Global Development
And it could drop even further under Trump.
The Next Wave of Extremists Will Be Green
Militant environmentalism is coming. And we aren’t ready for it.
Trump Doesn’t Actually Care About U.S. Sovereignty
The Republicans have forsaken the planet and their role in protecting America.
Trump Should Rethink Leaving the Paris Agreement Before It’s Too Late
Walking away from the accord puts the United State in some very bad company.
Why Abandoning Paris Is a Disaster for America
The Obama administration’s brain trust on how Trump’s rejection of the global climate change agreement is a monumental blunder.
Watch: Trump’s Decision on the Paris Climate Accords
Candidate Trump vowed to pull out of the voluntary, global pact -- but even administration insiders are unsure just what he’ll do.
As Environmental Catastrophe Looms, Is it Ethical to Have Children?
Two philosophers discuss the morality of family planning in the age of climate change.
Russia’s Controversial European Gas Project Is Under Fire, Again
Environmental violations thrust Nord Stream 2 and its European partners into an awkward position.
In Closed-Door Climate Showdown, It’s Jared and Ivanka vs. Bannon and Pruitt
With Trump threatening to pull the United States out of the Paris accord, moderates and ideologues are at loggerheads.
Trump’s Environmental Policies Are a Disaster for U.S. Foreign Policy
The Trump administration’s approach to science generally and to climate change in particular has the makings of a foreign-policy disaster.
This Canadian River Disappeared in Four Days Thanks to Climate Change
Lost river is the first case of ‘river piracy’ in the modern era. Geologists say it has wreaked havoc on the local ecosystem.
How Will We Choose to Leave our Earth for Future Generations?
David Rothkopf sits down and speaks with one of FP’s Global Thinker Lifetime Achievement Award winners Dr. Jane Goodall.
While Trump Tries to Turn Back the Clock, Europe Swears Off Coal
There's a thick black cloud swirling over King Coal's future.
Starvation Stalks the Horn of Africa
Images from the drought that's pushing Somalia back to the brink of famine.
Is the Paris Climate Agreement Dead?
Trump’s new enviro-rollback seeks to undermine the landmark accord, but an America First energy plan might not mean pulling out entirely.
How Trump Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the (Climate) Bomb
The president is ready to scrap Obama’s climate change measures.