Friday, April 29, 2016
  1. The Case for Burning Ivory

    Chris Alden, ET AL
  2. New Politics for Clean Energy

    Jeffrey D. Sachs
  3. The Right Time for Climate Action

    Simon Upton
  4. Asia’s Troubled Water

    Brahma Chellaney

    Asia’s Troubled Water

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     fears the impact of regional riparian competition, particularly China's dam projects on the Mekong.

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    Already the world’s driest continent in per capita terms, Asia now faces a severe drought in a vast region extending from southern Vietnam to central India. The drought has exacerbated political tensions, because it has highlighted the impact of China’s dam-building policy on the environment and on trans-border water flows. READ MORE

  5. Breaking Free from Fossil Fuels

    Payal Parekh

    Breaking Free from Fossil Fuels

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     urges communities worldwide to help stop climate change by confronting those who profit from it.

    fossil fuel pollution Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

    Record-breaking global temperatures, plummeting fossil-fuel prices, historic investments in renewable energy, and global pressure to honor climate pledges are all coming together to create the ideal setting for this world-changing shift. To complete it, we must confront those who are profiting from global warming. READ MORE

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