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What Makes Good Climates Go Bad?

What Makes Good Climates Go Bad?

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Fragilecologies Archives 18 November 2004 The title for this editorial came to me while I was playing tennis. The question I asked myself was the following: What is it that makes good climates go bad?…

Superstorms, Climate Change and Superstorm Seasons

Superstorms, Climate Change and Superstorm Seasons

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Fragilecologies Archives 23 September 2004 As researchers interested in how climate and human activities interact, some colleagues and I have for the past few years been thinking about and starting to research the notion of…

Lake Chad and the Aral Sea: A Sad Tale of Two Lakes

Lake Chad and the Aral Sea: A Sad Tale of Two Lakes

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Fragilecologies Archives 9 September 2004 When I studied African politics about 40 years ago with visiting Lincoln University professor John Marcum at the University of Pennsylvania, Lake Chad was immense in surface area. It was the…

Africa is in a “C” of Troubles

Africa is in a “C” of Troubles

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Fragilecologies Archives 2 September 2004 Coups, corruption, colonialism, conflict, Cold War and climate have, at one time or another, plagued countries in sub-Saharan Africa. African leaders with the support of their citizens and the concerted…

Of Climate, Mice, and Men

Of Climate, Mice, and Men

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Fragilecologies Archives 25 August 2004 The United States has an estimated 1.25 billion rats and they cause at least $19 billion in damage a year. Worldwide, 3.5 million rats are born every day. (journeytoforever.org/at_rats.html). Of…