The Great Escape, Author: Angus Deaton.
By John Lloyd – You may be able to live with — even if you are moved by — future flooding in far-flung parts of the world: But when New York City becomes regularly flooded in events like Hurricane Sandy (three years ago this month: 200 dead, $75 billion in damages), then sympathy will turn to horror.
In Africa and parts of the Middle East (not to mention California), however, water is not everywhere but rather nowhere. Violent struggles over its availability are already evident, and will get worse. This isn’t a fear voiced by ranting liberal ecologists — it’s a truth acknowledged by the United States military. more> http://tinyurl.com/pe7r4ws
- Can Nations Reach a Strong Agreement on Climate at COP 21? Fiona Harvey, truth-out.org