Tag Archives: Development

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Why peace & international engagement may threaten Burma’s fragile ecosystems

This article is cross-posted from New Security Beat. Political and economic changes in Burma have been as rapid as they are surprising. In just three years, the country has gone… Read more »

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Climate hawks should focus more on the persuadable, less on the trolls

For years, climate hawks have devoted considerable time and energy to refuting arguments proffered by those who deny the basic tenets of climate change. This focus on countering climate deniers… Read more »

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5 ways the Opportunity Corridor is like Keystone XL

Angie Schmidt has a post on Rust Wire that explores how all large development projects in Cleveland, including the so-called Opportunity Corridor, are framed through a “jobs” lens. It’s a… Read more »

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Ohio can’t afford the GOP’s massive giveaway to the oil & gas industry

In March 2012, the Ohio House of Representatives introduced HB 487, a bill which included changes to the way that Ohio taxes oil and gas extraction in the state. Ohio’s… Read more »

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Africa’s Great Lakes were central to human evolution

Cross-posted from Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc. If you’ve ever felt inexplicably drawn to Lake Erie or any of the other Great Lakes, you’re not alone. In fact, that attraction… Read more »