• GUEST EDITORIAL (September 12, 2012): “The Curse of Creativity.”  Ilan Kelman, CICERO, Norway

Why Arresting Charles Taylor is a Big Step for Africa ‘s Future

Why Arresting Charles Taylor is a Big Step for Africa ‘s Future

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Fragilecologies Archives 29 November 2006 The stories of corruption, mayhem and of murder have mounted up over the past few decades. Of course there have been great leaders (from my point of view) in Africa,…

What Do Africa and Alaska Have in Common? At First Thought, Nothing. But “A”

What Do Africa and Alaska Have in Common? At First Thought, Nothing. But “A”

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Fragilecologies Archives 11 October 2006 The following thoughts were prompted by an Arctic Science Conference session held in Fairbanks , Alaska from 2-4 October 2006. The topic of the session was called “Africa and Alaska…

Global Warming and Coastal Deltas : Is The Netherlands Europe’s Bangladesh?

Global Warming and Coastal Deltas : Is The Netherlands Europe’s Bangladesh?

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Fragilecologies Archives 29 September 2006 I attended a recent meeting in Amsterdam on climate and water. The underlying theme of the meeting related to protecting the Netherlands (also known as Holland) from the potential onslaught…

An Inconvenient Gore

An Inconvenient Gore

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Fragilecologies Archives 10 July 2006 I went to see the movie “An Inconvenient Truth” narrated by Al Gore, former Vice President under Bill Clinton. It was better than I expected: much better. I was worried…

Africans, African-Americans and Climate Impacts : Top-down vs. Bottom-up Approach to Capacity Building

Africans, African-Americans and Climate Impacts : Top-down vs. Bottom-up Approach to Capacity Building

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Fragilecologies Archives 7 July 2006 There are lots of climate-related publications coming out of sub-Saharan Africa these days. Many of them are about the science and impacts of climate, water and weather extremes. In fact,…