Category: Environment

Water Politics at the Wilson Center

On March 1 the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars sponsored a panel discussion, "From West Africa to the Middle East: Water and the Rise of Insurgencies in the ‘Arc of Instability’.” The event featured three panelists, David Michel, a Nonresident Rellow at the Stimson Center; Julia McQuaid, a Senior Researcher and Project Director...

Amnesty International & the Oil Clean-up Campaign

Amnesty International, a human rights organization committed to investigating and exposing the hard truths of abuse and corruption, is currently running a campaign called Shell: #MakeTheFuture – Clean up the Niger Delta. Amnesty explains on their website that Shell oil company runs a project every year called #makethefuture, in which it...