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Cuba Verde

As the long-isolated Caribbean nation opens up to global markets, will its low-carbon ecological adaptations endure?

photo Bill WeinbergThough Cuba’s ecological revolution was a response to suddenly imposed austerity, environmentalists from around the world have take inspiration from the sustainable, low-carbon adaptations the country developed to cope with energy scarcity. Bicycle-taxi driver Yeral García has a detailed mental map of his city and a keen sense of the events on the world stage that led to him pedaling tourists like me around Old Havana this spring. Before becoming…
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by: Bill Weinberg – Autumn 2017


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