Trump: Champion of Climate Change Policy

Donald Trump’s campaign claims that climate change is just another political ruse, spooked many environmentalists awaiting the new president’s climate policy with a distrustful...

Camp Century: The Cold War’s thawing legacy

In the 1960s, locked in a power game with the East, the United States sought to assert its power against the Eastern Bloc. Thus,...

The Military-Industrial Complex pressured by Climate Change

Since the general public first became aware of the effect of human consumption on the planet, individuals have been asked to reduce, reuse, and...

Can China’s Economic Rise and Sustainable Development Coexist?

By: Jaewon Son (Guest writer) China’s rapid economic development, paired with its increasing energy consumption, has posed one of the country’s largest challenges for achieving...

Golden Opportunities? The Socio-economic Footprint of Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining

By: Brigitte Simone Gerstmann (Guest Writer) As an international endeavour to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic mercury emissions, the Minamata Convention was signed...

Wasting Away: Bringing the Oceans’ Plastic Problem to the Climate Crisis Mainstream

From Finding Waste to Finding Ways A beach overwhelmed with trash. A decaying albatross, guts punctured by colorful shards from old packaging. Further ahead, a...

From Sensing to Preventing: Satellite Remote Sensing for Water Disaster Management

By: Jaewon Son (Guest Writer) In recent years, water-related disasters have occurred more frequently as a result of climate change and urbanisation. For example, according...

PHOTO ESSAY From Geçekondu to TOKI – The Rise of Turkey’s Skyscrapers

  The district around Ankara castle in the Northern part of the city is currently undergoing massive changes. The traditional 2 storey-houses are being replaced...
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Of Paris, Pacts and Paradoxes

CO2 levels are continuously increasing, biodiversity is vanishing and extreme weather events cover news pages. Yet, the political momentum for environmental protection is losing...
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Defying Logic

Algorithms have shaped the contemporary public political discourse in a manner we have only witnessed with the invention of printing. Logically operating systems and...

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