Category: Climate Change

A View from Kenya on Cancun

From my December 2010 post on the Council on Foreign Relations website A View from Kenya on Cancun Rather than observe this year’s climate negotiations, I decided to go to Kenya instead of Cancun for conversations with regional experts about

Climate and security

Here is the text of a new op-ed in last weekend’s Washington Post on climate and national security: Insecure About Climate Change By Joshua W. Busby From the Council on Foreign Relations Saturday, March 22, 2008; 12:00 AM When Hurricane

Biofuels, oil, and the price of food

The New York Times has a piece which suggests some disturbing news about food prices, oil prices, and biofuels. Rising prices for cooking oil are forcing residents of Asia’s largest slum, in Mumbai, India, to ration every drop. Bakeries in