This article examines the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and looks at the wider problem of ocean plastic pollution. The following article shows dimensions of mitigation efforts.
Progress towards the UN’s SDGs has been slow and ineffectual; however, active engagement of the private sector can give renewed impetus to sustainable development.
France and the UK are the only states that are not located in the Pacific region to have UN-listed (non-self-governing) territories in that part of the world. This analysis looks at France and comes after its president visited the region in July 2023.
The climate crisis is a contemporary threat, which requires contemporary solutions. I argue that systemic change on socioeconomic fronts could reverse the impact of the Anthropocene.
The Pacific Island countries (PICs) and the (predominantly) Arab countries could be on the brink of stronger relations. Following the Second Ministerial Meeting between Members of the League of Arab States (LAS) and the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) on 11 and 12 June 2023 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia,…
Energy lies at the heart of the main actors' geostrategic moves amid a reshuffling of the global order. The weaponization of energy flows and infrastructure is a coercion and power projection tool increasingly prevalent. Everybody tries to checkmate on the energy chessboard, or so they should.
In this current article, “Trade Wars” are examined from the perspective of strategic policy challenge. It is apparent that trade wars have become a strategy.