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Reviews |  Long stretches of the Mississippi River dried up.  And after?

Reviews | Long stretches of the Mississippi River dried up. And after?

Last month, record high water levels in the Mississippi River stranded nearly 3,000 barges – the equivalent of 210,000 container trucks – on the United States’ most important inland waterway. Despite frantic dredging, farmers were only able to move half the maize they shipped this time last year. Deliveries of fuel, coal, industrial chemicals and …

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Reviews |  The world has taken a bold, toothless step forward on climate justice

Reviews | The world has taken a bold, toothless step forward on climate justice

The UN climate conference that wrapped up last weekend in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, did not initially look set to deliver a major breakthrough. Unlike last year’s meeting in Glasgow, this year’s was not designed to produce new emissions pledges, and so the countries that pollute the most were not put under particular pressure to offer …

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