Days 157-177: not the rains down in Africa

In December, the University offered a three-week intensive course on assessing the environmental impact of an industrial project.  Most countries have an environmental assessment process: the U.S. was one of the early adopters, creating a system of environmental impact statements in 1969.  The specifics – what projects require an assessment and what the assessment must… Read More Days 157-177: not the rains down in Africa

Days 131-137: the Universe is cracked; the Pandorica will open; Yuletide will fall *

One thing about living overseas: you miss some familiar holidays, and get to celebrate some new ones.  In Iceland, for example there’s no Thanksgiving Day in November.  If you want to eat yourself into a coma, you need to wait for Sprengidagur (“Bursting Day”), which comes in late winter – typically in February or March.… Read More Days 131-137: the Universe is cracked; the Pandorica will open; Yuletide will fall *