Greenland, home to over 55,000 inhabitants, seldom appears in international media. Unbeknownst to many, Greenland is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark, with its own language (Greenlandic), government (responsible for all but monetary, foreign, and domestic policy), and economy (based on tourism and fishing). Home to a majority Inuit population, it behaves in Read More…
Author: Ethan Schwartz
Natural Gas in Mozambique: A Contentious Path to Development
Guest contributor Ethan Schwartz examines the impact of climate change and corruption in Mozambique following its agreement with French oil supermajor, Total, in 2020.
The Hidden Costs of Cotton: Charting a Path Towards a More Sustainable Future
Cotton is one of the most contentious crops in the world due to its environmental and Human Rights implications. This article seeks to qualify the state of cotton’s negative impact in 2020 while demonstrating a path towards a more sustainable cotton industry.
Is Covid-19 Helping or Hurting Environmental Action?
This article analyzes the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on unrecyclable plastic waste, illustrating that there is still time to reverse a startling trend.
Lithium-ion Batteries: Why battery Recycling is Crucial for the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy.
This article examines the negative environmental effects of batteries and highlights the importance of battery recycling in the transition to a lower carbon economy.
Ghost Towns, Natural Gas, and Reunification: An Analysis of Recent Developments in the Cyprus Dispute
This article discusses the Cyprus dispute in the context of its recent election and natural gas discoveries.
Electricity Theft: a Barrier to Development
This article examines a crucial aspect of sub-Saharan African energy security – electricity theft.
Tuna, Climate Change, and Food Security in the Pacific Islands
This article highlights the importance of tuna to Pacific Island states and examines the impact of climate change on economic and food security in the region.
A Case for NATO in the Sahel
Ethan Schwartz provides an overview of ongoing conflicts in the Sahel and potential roles for NATO involvement.
Mercenaries in 2020: Blurred Lines
What is the role of mercenaries in 2020? Ethan Schwartz examines the utility of mercenaries in present-day conflicts.