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  • Federal shutdown freezes Antarctic science, other research

    posted to Gristmill on Tue 8th Oct 13

    Stacy Kim, National Science FoundationNothing to see here, folks. Y’all can just stay home this year. It’s springtime at the South Pole, meaning there soon will be enough daylight and warmth for hardy climate researchers to make their annual haul

  • Exxon demolishing homes ruined by its Mayflower spill

    posted to Gristmill on Tue 8th Oct 13

    Zillow36 N. Starlite Rd., in happier days. If you wish to bid Jose Modicaand Daneshia Roberts-Modicafarewell in the wake of the tar-sands oil spill that wrecked their Mayflower, Ark., neighborhood in the spring, don’t bother sending the flowers to their

  • Spices-of-the-month delivery service offers flavor without the clutter

    posted to Gristmill on Tue 8th Oct 13

    Seasonal SpicesIs your kitchen overflowing with two-thirds-full jars of nutmeg you bought two winters ago? Then you may like this Kickstarter project called Seasonal Spices, which delivers a monthly packet of seasonally appropriate spices and recipes. You get

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  • Cost-benefit environmentalism

    posted to Gristmill on Wed 7th May 08

    By Guest authorThis is a guess essay from Richard L. Revesz, Dean of New York University School of Law and co-author, with Michael A. Livermore, of Retaking Rationality: How Cost-Benefit Analysis Can Better Protect the Environment and Our Health, published

  • Shhhh!

    posted to Gristmill on Fri 14th Mar 08

    By Miles GrantHey, did you notice that new analysis the Environmental Protection Agency just put out? The one on the economic impacts of the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act? No? None of this ringing a bell?That's just the way the EPA wants it. Like it

  • Full text drops

    posted to Gristmill on Wed 21st May 08

    By Kate SheppardThe full-text of the amendment [PDF] to the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act is now available, which answers some of the outstanding questions stemming from the outline Sen. Boxer has been circulating. A few important areas to look at in

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  • The Food System and Public Policy

    posted to The Oil Drum - Discussions about Energy and Our Future on Fri 4th Dec 09

    Note: This post is based on a portion of my presentations at the recent Association for the Study of Peak Oil conference in Denver. Go to the ASPO web site for the complete slide deck. And thanks to Debbie Cook for inviting me to be on her panel.As reported

  • Greening the ghetto and other randomish

    posted to Common Tragedies on Wed 7th Jan 09

    1. In this week’s New Yorker*, Elizabeth Kolbert has a good article on Van Jones, author of “The Green Collar Economy”. Jones’ has added a third win to the green-jobs debate, by claiming that not only can we solve climate change and

  • Links and Short Takes

    posted to Angry Bear on Mon 15th Dec 08

    Tom Bozzofinds that insufficient blogging time is clogging up his copies of Firefox and NetNewsWire with almost-blogged articles. Here are a few things that have caught my attention recently, in no particular order...Fascinating dispute between Cerberus and