97% of the country’s exports are in oil and gas, but popular protests against the environment-destroying economy are growing in the south. Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/26/world/shale-gas-project-encounters-determined-foes-deep-in-algerian-sahara.html?_r=0 Continue reading Growing Pressure in Algeria Over Climate-Harming Fracking
This comes a little late for global divestment day, but if you’re still on the fence, read these articles. I tried to find reasonable perspectives from both sides of the debate that also provide a larger economic perspective. The Logic of Divestment: Why We Have to Kiss Off Big Carbon Now Divestment Is An Honored … Continue reading Perspectives on Divestment
The first of many “Climate Stories” will be here tomorrow. The Chinese language uses a distinct phrase to distinguish mountains with glaciers from those without. 雪山(XueShan), literally “snow mountain,” refers to mountains that have snow year-round, while mountains that rarely or never have snow are simply called “山”. Climate change threatens the very names, the majesty, … Continue reading 雪山：Can mountains be endangered?