Climate Change, Human Rights, Capitalism, and Chinese Expansion: How COVID-19 is reshaping the world

The COVID-19 pandemic is the most important global event since World War II. We are living in a historic period that will change our world forever. Although each of these issues warrants in-depth discussion in its own right, this article aims to begin a conversation regarding how the COVID-19 crisis is currently shaping each of […]

The Environmental Race to the Bottom: Fact or Fiction?

Introduction Since the mid 20th century, many have feared a global, environmental “Race to the Bottom” in which nation-states compete with one another by lowering their environmental regulations to attract industry to their jurisdictions. Hypothetically, the effect would be to create an advantage for producers in jurisdictions with strict regulations to relocate to the least-regulated […]

The Correlation Between Climate Change, Extremism, and the Rise of Refugees in Nigeria

Climate change related crises are on the rise around the world. Due to there politically and economically fragile nature, climate change adversely impacts developing countries, such as Nigeria. As a result, insurgent group Boko Haram is taking advantage of Nigeria’s vulnerability and mass-displacement, both internal and external, is on the rise.