Recent climate-change talks in Ghana helped to elucidate some of the progressive proposals – and potentially difficult areas – for future international negotiations. Jennifer Morgan sees a hard road ahead.
Ponds and marshes are drying up around the country. Land is reclaimed for agriculture and industry, while reservoirs and dams disrupt the flow of rivers. The wetlands are in trouble, writes Jiang Gaoming.
Poor countries are on a development path to climate disaster, says Gao Feng. But the fault lies in part with the rich nations that benefit from exporting carbon emissions and responsibilities overseas.
Genetically modified cotton was supposed to be a new “wonder product”, but illnesses and financial worries are provoking a backlash. Sue Branford reports on a return to sustainable solutions in Andhra Pradesh.