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Earth Summit 20 years on

To mark the 20th anniversary of the original “Earth Summit” in Rio de Janeiro, here is what I wrote about it at the time (from the July 1992 News & Letters): Ideological pollution at ‘Earth Summit’ by Franklin Dmitryev The … Continue reading

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World food crisis, still

The world food crisis, which was hot in 2008 and then subsided temporarily, is getting worse again. It was one of the factors in Tunisia’s revolution, along with recent revolts in Algeria. The piece below, published in the June-July 2008 … Continue reading

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