Book Review: China’s Environmental Challenges

China‚Äôs environmental story is full of contradictions. What does one make of a country where the government severely limits the freedom of NGOs, yet has some of the most thorough environmental laws and most sustainably-minded leadership in the world? A place where the opening of a nature preserve is celebrated with a banquet that includes … Continue reading Book Review: China’s Environmental Challenges

Enduring Disaster: Reflections on the Anniversary of 3/11

What is it that this disaster wants to teach us? If there's nothing it wants to teach us, then what should I believe in? - Fukushima Poet Ryoichi Wago March was falling apart. My girlfriend and I had recently broken up and we were to see each other at an academic conference in Montreal where … Continue reading Enduring Disaster: Reflections on the Anniversary of 3/11