Zeinab Shuker is an assistant professor of sociology at Sam Houston State University in Texas and a fellow at Century International. Her work examines the interplay of oil dependency, state capacity, conflict induced by climate change and the region’s destabilization.
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Iraq’s climate conditions are only expected to worsen. In addition, activists, who face daily threats, have limited places to organize. The rituals of Ashura are critical not only in drawing attention to these dire conditions, but also in reaching those Iraqis who will be most affected by environmental degradation.