Jessica McCallin

Jessica McCallin is a a freelance journalist focusing on the interplay between environmental and economic issues, with a particular interest in environmental issues in the Middle East. She has written for a variety of U.K. and European environmental magazines, including the London Guardian, London Times, and Financial Times.

Without fair water distribution, the Middle East peace process is all dried up

A variety of explanations have been offered as to why Israel is reluctant to redistribute water resources. The most obvious reason is that doing so would require a change in Israeli lifestyles: no more private …

Israel and Palestine struggle over water in an arid land

Oil, namely the vast reserves in Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia, is the cause of many of the broad geopolitical battles plaguing the Middle East. But it is access to water, a more fundamental resource, …

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