A Green New Deal revisited!

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Back in 2007, I wrote a column calling for a “Green New Deal,” and I later expanded on the idea in a book, “Hot, Flat and Crowded.” Barack Obama picked up the theme and made a Green New Deal part of his 2008 platform, but the idea just never took off. So I’m excited that… Read more »

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Should we expect climate-change refugees from Bangladesh?

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Bangladesh is one of those places where climate change has made itself evident. In the delta land bathed by the Bay of Bengal, ever increasing stretches of land slowly disappear under the water. Bangladeshis are constantly trying to flee from the claws of poverty, the fear of terrorism and the consequences of climate change. Will… Read more »

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Climate change and Bangladesh

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The latest report (published only today, 31 March 2014) by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the UN Environment Programme

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