Clarissa Pharr is a freelance contributor to the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Based in Cairo and New York, she writes on climate change and environmental issues, as well as on economic and cultural issues in the Middle East and North Africa. Previously she was an editor for Cairo 360 and has contributed to Daily News Egypt, Business Monthly magazine and other publications.
- By Clarissa Pharr | Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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