CLIMATE CHANGE While it probably wouldn't surprise you to learn that climate change is expected to (already has, really) hit the Middle East and North Africa quite hard, it's still helpful to see just how dire the projections are: MENA is the world’s most water-scarce region. While about five percent of the world’s population lives … Continue reading Middle East update: November 29 2017
WELL, WE HAD A...RUN Via Axios, Donald Trump is reportedly, and unsurprisingly, about to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Or if you prefer visual representations of your world news, he's about to do this: https://twitter.com/ianbremmer/status/869930895821725696 Without disparaging Nicaragua and, ah, Syria, I'm not sure that's the best company for the … Continue reading Europe/Americas update: May 31 2017
BREXIT Theresa May will formally trigger Britain's exit from the European Union on Wednesday. That will begin the two-year negotiation over the terms of that exit, meaning that the UK will be out of the EU as of March 29, 2019. The European parliament is reportedly preparing a resolution in response to the trigger that … Continue reading Conflict update: March 28 2017
...arguing that climate change is a real danger and that the federal government must take action to address it, please welcome Newt Gingrich 2008! Opposing him, arguing that climate change "hasn't been proven," and calling on the current Secretary of State to resign for suggesting that climate change is a serious threat to American security … Continue reading In the Crossfire tonight!