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Earth Day and the Pulitzers

The Pulitzers were announced yesterday. As it happened, I’d read the books that won in the two most headlined categories. The fiction winner was “All the Light We Cannot See” by Andrew Doerr. The non-fiction nod went to “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History” by Elizabeth Kolbert. Kolbert’s book began as an article for The New Yorker […]

Amazon Carbon Sink Shrinks

Intriguing and disturbing news out of the Amazon this week, thanks to an eye-opening report in Wired. There have been repeated attempts by denialists, over the past decade in particular, to push the notion that increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will allow plants to flourish ever more prodigiously. Proponents rarely have included research showing […]

Collapse and Revival

Over the weekend I had the intellectually invigorating experience of interviewing British Columbia’s first Green Party MLA, Andrew Weaver.  For those in the States who may not be familiar with the designation, MLA stands for Member of the Legislative Assembly.  Weaver was touring the Kootenay Mountain region on a listen and learn tour.  He was also […]

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