Posted by: Jessie Kwak | December 11, 2009

NBC Nightly News report on Peru and climate change.

We’re a few days late on this, but it’s a sobering report nonetheless.

Dec. 8: Perfect Storm: Unless the nation of Peru takes immediate action, the ancient Andean glaciers could disappear by 2022–taking with them the runoff that provides 80 percent of the freshwater for the country

Read more at Barbara Drake’s blog, An American in Lima. I haven’t figured out how to embed the video–something she’s managed quite cleverly….



  1. Thanks for sharing this news about Peru’s water crisis.

    You can see your post in HTML view, right? If you can, then you can post a video in WordPress. Click on the “embed” button in the video that you want to upload to your site and copy the code that appears (you will probably have options for size; I used medium).

    Then create a new post and paste that code into the HTML view. It will not work in the visual editor.

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