Monthly Archives: March 2019

Scotland is betting on tidal energy | PBS NewsHour Weekend – December 2018

As Scotland transitions from fossil fuels to renewable energy, it is investing in an unexpected source: tidal currents. Similar to wind turbines, which sit above ground, tidal turbines are one hundred feet below water and use tides instead of wind … Continue reading

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Opinion | A Way to Detect the Next Russian Misinformation Campaign – The New York Times

By Philip N. Howard Professor Howard is the director of the Oxford Internet Institute and the author of “Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free or Lock Us Up.” March 27, 2019 Some of the Facebook … Continue reading

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Opinion | Can Exxon Mobil Protect Mozambique From Climate Change? – By Leigh Elston – The New York Times

By Leigh Elston Ms. Elston writes about the energy industry in sub-Saharan Africa. March 26, 2019 A A A family stranded after Cyclone Ida in the Buzi District of Mozambique last Thursday.CreditCreditSiphiwe Sibeko/Reuters “MAPUTO, Mozambique — On Tuesday evening, five … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Wants to Show How Cities Can Fight Climate Change – The New York Times

By Somini Sengupta      Photographs by Charlotte de la Fuente March 25, 2019,   189 COPENHAGEN — Can a city cancel out its greenhouse gas emissions? Copenhagen intends to, and fast. By 2025, this once-grimy industrial city aims to be … Continue reading

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Opinion | Well- Socialism Couldn’t Give Us Trump – By Gail Collins – The New York Times

By Gail Collins Opinion Columnist March 20, 2019 747 When Donald Trump defaulted on a loan for Trump International Hotel in Chicago, he sued Deutsche Bank, which had lent him the money.CreditCreditDavid Kasnic for The New York Times Department of … Continue reading

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My Halloween email led to a campus firestorm — and a troubling lesson about self-censorship – By Erika Christakis – Washington Post

     October 28, 2016 Erika Christakis is an early-childhood educator and the By Erika Christakisauthor of “The Importance of Being Little.” The right to speak freely may be enshrined in some of our nation’s great universities, but the culture … Continue reading

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Opinion | A ‘Disgusting’ Yale Professor Moves On – By Frank Bruni – The New York Times

David Lindsay: I am a graduate of Yale College, and this story is embarrassing, especially what happend to the spouse. By Frank Bruni Opinion Columnist March 19, 2019 1163 “The bright side has been denied the attention it deserves,” writes … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Cut Down on Plastic – By Steven Kurutz – The New York Times

By Steven Kurutz Feb. 16, 2019 Drowning in plastic, but not sure how to set yourself free? Plastic purgers say you can drastically reduce, if not eliminate, your plastic consumption by changing a few daily habits. Here are nine steps … Continue reading

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Opinion | Can This Man Oust Netanyahu? – By Bari Weiss – The New York Times

“. . . .  Mr. Lapid is aware of this. “Security will be the first demand every Israeli in his right mind will talk to you about,” he told me. “There several issues in which the majority of Israelis — … Continue reading

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A Mar-a-Lago Weekend and an Act of God: Trump’s History With Deutsche Bank – The New York Times

By David Enrich March 18, 2019 824 As President Trump delivered his inaugural address in 2017, a slight woman with feathered gray hair sat listening, bundled in a hooded white parka in a fenced-off V.I.P. section. Her name was Rosemary … Continue reading

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