Climate Change Ethics Poverty

An Indian perspective on the Poland climate meeting: Not much help for the world’s poor and vulnerable

Top Photo: Bamboo structures on the Brahmaputra river in Majuli, northeastern India, intended to help prevent land erosion in a region experiencing erratic weather patterns and bursts of intense rainfall. AP Photo/Anupam Nath Author: Arun Agrawal, University of Michigan The international climate change conference that concluded in Katowice, Poland on Dec. 15 had limited ambitions and expectations […]

Consumerism Ethics Pets

Americans spend $70 billion on pets, and that money could do more good

Photo Credit: star5112, CC BY-SA Author: Sandra Woien, Arizona State University Sylar, the border collie, has his own mansion along with a trampoline and indoor pool. The dog’s adorable features, along with his notable intelligence, earned his owner’s devotion along with many social media fans. Sylar’s mansion, where other pets can visit and indulge in […]