United Nations COP21 and the Implications for Africa

United Nations COP21 and the Implications for Africa

The 21st United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP21) agreed to a historic climate deal in Paris on Dec. 12, 2015. The COP21 pact has been seen by many observers as giving a fresh impetus to African countries towards combatting climate change. The Paris Agreement, ratified by nearly 200 countries, arguably has important policy and development implications […]

Capitalism: The Cause of Human Extinction in the Next 100 Years?

Capitalism: The Cause of Human Extinction in the Next 100 Years?

This century could be the human race’s last and capitalism may be the cause, at least according to science writer and engineer David Auerbach. He echos the prediction made by Australian microbiologist Frank Fenner in 2010. Fenner who passed away in November of  the same year in which he made his prediction, blamed over population, […]

Bernie Sanders Speaks Wealth, Income Inequality, and Climate Change

Bernie Sanders Speaks Wealth, Income Inequality, and Climate Change

Democratic, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, has a lot to say about the many changes that need to take place over the next couple of years, in order to make America a better country for people living today, as well as those that will be born in the future. Sanders speaks on wealth, income inequality, and […]