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Sustainable leadership

Governments and civil society need to measure success by more than just gross domestic product, writes ROBERT COSTANZA.

Poised on the nuclear precipice

Barack Obama's historic and optimistic nuclear speech has given way to concern on disarmament and non-proliferation, writes RAMESH THAKUR.

Understanding Chinese aid

China will continue increase its aid to developing countries even while it tackles poverty on its own doorstep, according to a representative from the Chinese Government at the Crawford School’s Aid from Emerging Asia conference.

Nuclear weapons: The State of Play

A major new report authoritatively documents the diminishing global enthusiasm for nuclear disarmament, and the growing risks of nuclear proliferation.

Lifting the heavy burden of obesity

Could a tax on highly processed foods help change consumer behaviour about the over consumption of food? That's the subject of an ABC Big Ideas show featuring Professor Adrian Kay from the Crawford School.

What to do about North Korea

Now more than ever there is an urgent need for negotiation with North Korea, writes PETER DRYSDALE.

Dollars for disasters

Funding emergency shelter for pets in the aftermath of a cyclone is too high a price to pay, but people are willing to dip into their pockets for faster resupply of utilities and fresh food.

Taxing times produce climate answers

Complex modeling, discussions and negotiations about the effects and challenges of implementing an economy-wide carbon tax in South Africa led to the African country taking a bold plan to the Copenhagen climate negotiations.

Pakistan in need of a life raft

ALICIA MOLLAUN looks back over a difficult year for Pakistan that has seen the ousting of a Prime Minister, an energy crisis and escalating sectarian violence.

Extremism in Pakistan

The shooting of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has highlighted the need for that country’s politicians to speak out against violence, writes ALICIA MOLLAUN.

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