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A crisis gone unnoticed: Why have 500,000 people been forced to flee their homes in Mozambique?

A crisis gone unnoticed: Why have 500,000 people been forced to flee their homes in Mozambique?

More than 500,000 people have been displaced from a ruby and oil-rich region of Mozambique in what the UN has called “a perfect storm of instability”.The people of Cabo Delgado, the country’s northernmost province, are dealing with an insurgency by Islamist militants, food insecurity, extreme weather, disease and government failures.Reliable information is severely lacking from…

The case for conservation leasing

The case for conservation leasing

Shawn Regan is the vice president of research at the Montana-based Property and Environment Research Center (PERC), a nonprofit that explores market solutions to environmental issues. Last month, the first-ever auction for oil and gas leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) ended with just three bidders winning drilling rights to more than half…

How a Young Activist Is Assisting Pope Francis Fight Climate Change

How a Young Activist Is Assisting Pope Francis Fight Climate Change

Burhans’s family was nominally Catholic. She had attended a parochial school through third grade, and Mercyhurst and Canisius are both Catholic institutions. But when she went to church as a child, she said, “I’m pretty sure I was only in it for the doughnuts.” When she was twelve, the Boston Globe published its “Spotlight” articles…

Review: Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy

Review: Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy

Summer in the cityAtelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout was my introduction to the long-running Atelier series. And while I definitely enjoyed it, it didn’t leave enough of an impact for me to run with it and check out the rest of the millions of other games in the series. That’s a big…

McDavid’s OT winner ends Maple Leafs’ winning streak

McDavid’s OT winner ends Maple Leafs’ winning streak

Author of the article:Terry KoshanPublishing date:Jan 31, 2021  •  2 hours ago  •  3 minute readEdmonton Oilers forward Kailer Yamamoto and Toronto Maple Leafs defensemen Zach Bogosian chase a loose puck during the first period at Rogers Place. Photo by Perry Nelson /USA TODAY SportsArticle contentConnor McDavid wasn’t about to let the Maple Leafs depart Alberta…

Big Oil’s Lies Are Finally Getting the Public Analysis They Should Have on Social Media

Big Oil’s Lies Are Finally Getting the Public Analysis They Should Have on Social Media

Illustration: Elena ScottiSocial HygieneSocial HygieneThe internet is hell, particularly social media. In this series, we discuss the ways it’s flawed and how it could be better.After the Capitol was overrun by insurrectionists, Chevron sent out a tweet calling for a “peaceful transition of the U.S. government.” Brand tweets are always fraught, particularly as democracy stood…

Biden’s climate modification orders quick and furious, but enduring change will be harder By Reuters

Biden’s climate modification orders quick and furious, but enduring change will be harder By Reuters

2/2© . FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Biden walks past solar panels in Plymouth2/2By Timothy Gardner and Jessica Resnick-AultWASHINGTON () – U.S. President Joe Biden made quick work signing a slew of sweeping executive orders targeting climate change that ranged from freezing federal oil and gas leasing to eliminating the fossil fuel industry’s…

New Mexico Officials Shocked By Biden Attack On Oil And Gas

New Mexico Officials Shocked By Biden Attack On Oil And Gas

FILE – In this image from video, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham speaks in front of solar … [+] panels as she endorses Joe Biden during the third night of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP, File) ASSOCIATED PRESS Officials in the state of New Mexico…