The Unfinished Business of Combating Climate Change: It is Too Political!

The uncertainty of waiting for the unknown can be overburdening and unbearable, sometimes when what you expect is the opposite of good. This similar feeling keeps shrouding the general discourse about climate change policies in [re]action. For instance, even though everyone knew Trump from the beginning was against immigrants, promising to build the Mexican impenetrable wall, and for creating a pipeline economy feeding the state,  … Continue reading The Unfinished Business of Combating Climate Change: It is Too Political!

If We Don’t Take Heed, Lamu Might Soon Become a Legendary Fairy Tale

It has been hailed as one of the oldest and best preserved ‘Swahili settlements in the world, a site of cultural exchange with European, Persian and Indian Cultures for over 700 years’ through Indian Ocean trade exchanges. It is Lamu, one of East Africa’s UNESCO heritage sites, an island that might soon take to the books of fairy tales if we don’t take heed. Lamu is … Continue reading If We Don’t Take Heed, Lamu Might Soon Become a Legendary Fairy Tale