Trump wins US election: scholars around the world react
Donald J Trump has emerged victorious in the historic, and historically acerbic, 2016 American presidential election. What does this outcome mean for the world?
Five ways to limit global warming to 1.5°C over the next decade
Phasing out greenhouse gas emissions entirely by mid-century is possible. But the next five to ten years will be the real test of whether we can make that happen.
Six utopian cities of the future that re-imagine life on Earth
Cities will be home to 80% of humanity by the end of the 21st century. Such urbanisation can only be sustainable if eco-friendliness is one of cities’ core features.
Why drug policy in Latin America must change
In this TC Global Explainer, two Latin American scholars lay out the basics of drug policy, expose the ‘war on drugs’ and offer reform suggestions.
Myanmar’s ‘floating people’
The Rohingya use songs and drawings as a way to resist the persecution they face in Myanmar and in Bangladesh.
In Sudan, debating female genital cutting
In Sudan female genital cutting is common in many communities. Now researchers are making movies that debate this tradition, which could change people’s feelings about the controversial practice.
Getting refugees a Swedish job
Job prospects are not good for Sweden’s newly arrived refugees, but better integration programmes can help.
In India, it’s locals versus mining companies
Local people in India are supposed to be protected by progressive laws. But the reality is a far cry from that.
This Bangladeshi woman knows why climate talks matter
Meet Bhokal, who has already lost so much due to environmental disasters, and who needs the Paris agreement to be a success.
Achieving gender equality in India: what works, what doesn’t
India’s economy keeps growing, but women’s rights are going backwards: why?