1 Nov 2017

How a group of Mongolian herders took on a mining giant — and won

Original article published by Devex By Sophie Edwards Camel herders in Mongolia. Photo by: Alan Fieldus / CC BY-NC WASHINGTON — Tending camels in the Gobi desert — moving them to fresh grazing pastures in the spring and summer, and to shelter in the winter — has been a way of life for families in Mongolia for thousands of years. But cycles of freezing winters and dry summers — a natural phenomenon which the herders

11 Aug 2016

Central Europe Looks Beyond Coal

Central Europe Looks Beyond Coal Kristina Sabova   Alternative energy production and new conservation tools are raising hope in Central Europe. Our region includes communities near the former “Black Triangle,” the border region shared by Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic, that has long suffered from the polluting emissions of industry, coal-fired power plants, and open pit mines. The European Union is working on its future climate and energy scenarios, to bring clean and affordable