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The Omnicene

Back in 1991, I pitched a different name for this time on Earth. That was the year before the Earth Summit in Rio produced the first climate treaty. I’d been reporting Continue reading

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Faster Than We Thought

An excerpt from The World as We Knew It: Dispatches from a changing climate, edited by Amy Brady and Tajja Isen. I grew up in Qatar, a tiny peninsula off the Continue reading

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The Age of Stolen Salt

Salt is an ancestor. Older than ocean, old as stars. Salt flows through your saltwater body even now like blood, as blood. Salt is nonnegotiable, necessary for the working of every Continue reading