The Gambia, the ECOWAS, and Deposing Despots

Yahya Jammeh has ruled The Gambia for over two decades. But, last month, everything changed. Adama Barrow, a Western-educated businessman and politician, backed by a coalition of seven opposition and independent parties, won what appeared to be a free and fair election, only for Jammeh to reject the results. Continue reading The Gambia, the ECOWAS, and Deposing Despots

Sunday Travels: Methane in Marrakech

So here we all were, global corporate leaders, diplomats, scientists, activists, and a few people from the best university in the World, discussing how to make the changes we want to see. How to implement these lofty, but achievable, goals as outlined in the Paris agreement broadly, and by each country specifically. Especially in wake of the second largest emitter in the world electing a man who doesn’t believe climate change is real to be President. Continue reading Sunday Travels: Methane in Marrakech