Posts Under ‘Tunisia’ Category

The Pale Blue Dot

H/T: Andrew Exum

Tunisia and Egypt: Some Common Denominators

As I offhandedly mentioned yesterday, my biggest problem with the claim that global warming is a contributing factor to Egypt’s uprising isn’t that it’s parasitically opportunistic.  It’s that it undermines serious, legitimate debate on the linkages between climate change, demographics, environmental degradation, poverty, and sociopolitical factors, such as built-up frustration over government repression. And that…Continue Reading…