Atmospheric Politics

January 4, 2018

The disappearance of Bolivia's Lake Poopó at the end of 2015 initially attracted a lot of international media attention. While Bolivian media delved into the variety of determinants for the disaster, including mine pollution, irrigation diversions, and climate change,...

August 30, 2017

The Washington Post has an excellent article today discussing the bodily, sensory experiences of people in Houston facing flooding by Harvey. While most media coverage focuses, understandably, on the immediate threats to life and property that such a disaster poses, a...

August 17, 2017

The second largest body of water in Bolivia has vanished. Will it ever return?

Published on the on June 30, 2017.

I have never seen Lake Poopó from up close. The last time I tried to reach the lakeshore, I could not find it.

I made my last attempt in June 2014 w...

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