Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Inspired by the protests of 15-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young activists organized strikes in London—and across the globe—on Friday to demand bold climate action. (Photo: Terry Matthews/Extinction Rebellion/Twitter)
"Unless there is a fair deal that accounts for the legacy of climate change caused by industrialized developed countries, we will never have a sustainable global strategy."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Agricultural workers in Salinas, California.  (Photo: Michael Davidson/flickr/cc)
"The Trump Administration has, again, proven that they are more interested in...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
family farm
"Consolidation has now reached a point where the top four firms in almost every...


On the eve of the 40th anniversary annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, several key world leaders have pledged to develop, by the end of this year's meeting, a cogent and actionable plan to end global poverty. "In light of the recent tragedy in Haiti, which was already on the brink due to free-market policies, it is clear that taking a new tack to end poverty is morally necessary," said Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab. (See video here )