Asher Jay Artist Statement Asher Jay is an art activist, designer, writer, and public speaker. She was educated at Parsons the New School of Design, in New York. Shortly after graduating, she pursued a career working for various fashion houses in New York, which furnished her with the necessary experience to create her eponymous, exclusive,… Read More
Do the Investment Math: Building a Fossil Free Portfolio
Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is by: Bill McKibben Illustration by Edel Rodriguez If the pictures of those towering wildfires in Colorado haven’t convinced you, or the size of your AC bill this summer, here are some hard… Read More
OIL IN AFRICA PART TWO: Can DR-Congo avoid the Libyan Revolution?
Since the 1970’s resource rich countries in the developing world have consistently underperformed resource poor countries when it comes to economic growth, income inequality and good governance. What if the best and only solution will be to: KEEP THE OIL IN THE SOIL? Looking back at 2013-2016 (SV) OPTION A Extract from the AfDB report:… Read More
Virunga Green Oil: a Matter of Alternatives
This article has been translated and adapted from the Spanish article published in the Cronicon: Entrevista con el exministro Ecuatoriano Alberto Acosta Former Ecuadorian Energy and Mines minister Mr. Alberto Acosta Espinosa, and one of the architects of the Yasuní Initiative to keep oil in the ground of Yasuní National Park in Ecuador, reflects on… Read More