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Bill and Melinda should read Dan Brown’s Inferno. Overpopulation is the main disease.

I’m reading Dan Brown’s Inferno for the second time. Bill and Melinda should read it. Brown dares to bring up the idea that overpopulation is the main disease, and all the other problems are symptoms. It is true that the … Continue reading

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Article and film about removing two dams from the Elwah River

From Brooks Kaiser. Article and film about removing two dams from the Elwah River in Olympic National Park in 2014. A wild river is restored. Brooks wrote: “Tradeoffs, value shifts and resource conflicts, a must see for environmental economists, I … Continue reading

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A beautiful waterfall disappears near Santiago, Chile. Luksik Group built a dam.

Sad, and problematic, in that the obvious short term cause of loss it the construction of the dam, but the comments provide serious connections between the poetry of the piece, and the relationship to climate change caused by overpopulation. Global … Continue reading

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NYT: “New Research Links Scores of Earthquakes to Fracking Wells Near a Fault in Ohio”

What the Frack. Why is this not surprising? Earthquakes are apparently caused by pressures building up under the earth’s surface. Fraking builds up pressures under the earth’s surface. Michael Wines at the NYT writes: “Wells for fracking are typically sunk … Continue reading

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