Personal sovereignty depends on being able to know and navigate reality. You cannot be a free person, or make moral choices, or any kind of choice, if…
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The right to know is not negotiable. The human brain works best, and develops greater capability, when it takes in factual information it can use to…
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Sustainable development is a conflict prevention and containment measure. Converging crises and proliferating scarcity and destabilization demand urgent…
The most significant climate law in U.S. history models multi-dimensional ‘fiscal space’ strategy other nations can emulate. When he signed the United…
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2020 brought devastation to societies around the world. This new year holds great promise to be a time of rebuilding and reinvention. We must, of…
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Just over three years ago, I published the short note “Income inequality puts everything we value at risk”. At that time, the shocking news was that…
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The US has suffered 16 mass shootings in 72 hours. Human freedom cannot coexist with rampant, everyday mass killing. Democracy requires a civic space…
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Two weeks ago, Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia announced he would not join fellow Democrats in supporting major new spending to combat climate…
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Understanding of converging & compounding risks must shape the future of finance & decision-making
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Canada has achieved a major win for the protection of people and Nature against extreme climate impacts. On Thursday, Canada’s Supreme Court ruled by a…
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During a tour of European capitals, in an effort to bolster and maintain historic unity among NATO allies and the wider community of western…
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Last year, the United Nations Human Rights Council recognized the universal human right to a clean and healthy environment. This should not be shocking…
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