Global Outlook

Curated expert opinion on intractable contemporary issues

Fairness and Climate Justice in the Face of Unimaginable Consequences

By Volker Boege  |  28 November, 2023

As COP28 is about to begin, this article highlights the major concerns and demands of Pacific Island nations.

Turning the Gaza Ceasefire into a Circuit-Breaker

By Ramesh Thakur  |  27 November, 2023

Israelis and Palestinians have to somehow draw a line under the past – or they will face a future of chaos.

Artificial Intelligence Is a Threat to Society

By Don Byrd  |  23 November, 2023

Many things that AI is being used for now or is likely to be used for soon bother me. Some actually scare me, and I hope they scare you!

Nuclear Peril, No Clue In Sight

By Masakatsu Ota  |  20 November, 2023

Dialogue between experts in addition to intergovernmental consultations between the U.S. and China will increase the influence of Chinese private experts and lead to China's policy formulation with more checks and balances.

Building Peace Amidst Climate Challenges: Insights from Conciliation Resources

By Mercy Masta  |  19 November, 2023

Pursuing global ambitions for peace, gender equality and inclusion within a changing climate has rarely seemed so perilous. Yet more than ever, we're aware that these goals are connected and even complementary.

A New Pacific Diplomacy for COP28

By George Carter  |  17 November, 2023

Pacific Islanders should not leave the COP forum to others; they can use COPs to feed Pasifika knowledge, culture and approaches into the global agenda and thus become a force for climate justice.

The views and opinions expressed in Global Outlook are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Toda Peace Institute.