All hope for the environment is not lost after Paris

The headline of a German newspaper last week read, “Earth to Trump: F**k you.” The paper is, of course, referring to Trump’s decision to unilaterally exit the Paris climate agreement, considered a milestone in global cooperation in combating global warming and pollution, and join the ranks of countries like Syria and Nicaragua, who are not part of the agreement. The move has become extremely controversial, … Continue reading All hope for the environment is not lost after Paris

Can Paris succeed in reuniting itself?

Paris. A romantic city of grand boulevards, of tree-lined plazas filled with caf├ęs and bistros. A city of beauty, a city of love, a city of light. The grand 19th century buildings shining with glamour, gorgeous cathedrals gazing down on you. But aside from this, there is another Paris. A poorer one, more everyday. There are highways, jammed with pollution-spewing cars. One that is not … Continue reading Can Paris succeed in reuniting itself?