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January 2011 Blog Posts (2)

Global Warming Not Real?

Some food for thought with a pending cold snap on the way, from the BBC this morning:

2010 hits global temperature high

By Richard Black, Environment correspondent, BBC News

Unusually cold December weather in some places distracted attention from warmth elsewhere

2010 was the warmest year since global temperature records began in 1850.…


Added by Takis Kinis on January 20, 2011 at 11:14am — No Comments

Post-Carbon Politics III: The Ends of Freedom

Post Carbon Politics, Part III:

The Ends of Freedom

“The conspicuous consumption of limited resources has yet to be accepted widely as a spiritual error, or even bad manners.

--Barbara Kingsolver

“’Walter thinks the liberal state can self-correct,’ Richard said. ‘He thinks the American bourgeoisie will voluntarily accept increasing restrictions on its personal freedoms.’”

--Jonathan Franzen

In The Nichomachean Ethics, Aristotle’s goal… Continue

Added by Erik Lindberg on January 8, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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