Tag Archives: Mauritius

Goodbye Cuba – Hello Trump!

This blog is being posted on Tuesday, March 1st (Super Tuesday). Eleven states (and American Samoa) will select about 25% of the delegates that will choose the two party’s nominees to be elected President of the United States in November. … Continue reading

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Cuba and Miami: The Importance of Friendly Neighbors

Synagogue Beth Shalom – Havana, Cuba A JDC marked car in front of the synagogue Above, you see the beautiful Beth Shalom (House of Peace) synagogue we visited in Havana, as well as a car that belongs to the synagogue … Continue reading

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Back from Vancouver

I have just returned from Vancouver, Canada, where I attended the Seventh Climate Change Symposium. This is the same forum held in previous years in Reykjavik, Iceland (July 2014), Mauritius (July 2013) and Seattle (July 2012). I attend these conferences … Continue reading

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Europe in June: The Schedule of the Sixth International Conference on Climate Change

By the time that this blog is posted I will be in England on my way to the Netherlands and France, ending up in Reykjavik, Iceland. In Iceland I will attend the Sixth International Conference on Climate Change. This is … Continue reading

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Water Stress?

As it wages a civil war to determine whose lifestyle will dominate the country, Egypt has become the focus of global concern. Rampant intolerance has led to mass killings. The cause of the conflict, however, contradicts former President Anwar Sadat’s … Continue reading

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One Big Family

My original intention was to use today’s blog to explore water as the central issue in climate change: both with regards to projected impacts, and to adaptation efforts. My focus on water came about largely as a result of the … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Sovereign Islands

My July 30th blog described Mauritius as a country concerned with climate change, as evidenced by its hosting our conference on the topic, and the creation of its own task force, “Maurice Ile Durable” (MID) to examine all aspects of … Continue reading

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Citizen of the World?

On my way back from Mauritius (see July 3 blog) we passed through Israel to attend a family wedding and meet up with some old friends. During a pleasant dinner with some of these good friends, I was asked if … Continue reading

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Back From Mauritius

I am back from the climate change conference in Mauritius (See my July 2 blog for the full program). I was away for almost a month in total – a long time on the road. I visited a few countries … Continue reading

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Vacation Notice

The conference in Mauritius just finished up, and I’m on vacation for the next week so unfortunately, there will be no new post today. Please do come back next Tuesday, when I promise to tell you all about my recent travels … Continue reading

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