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Mathematics and Sustainability

I just finished teaching a three week class on mathematics and sustainability. It was this amazing experience where I felt fully integrated: math, art, environmentalism—all these different parts of me were all there. 305 more words

The Comforting Whirlwind: God, Job, and the Scale of Creation - Bill McKibben

Read if: You want a nonfiction read, are an environmentalist, or want a connection between traditional Christian values and nature

Avoid if: You read a few pages and the religious connections feel like pandering. 164 more words

The Zika virus foreshadows our dystopian climate future | Bill McKibben

The mosquito-borne disease shows that pushing the limits of the planet’s ecology has become dangerous in novel ways

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theguardian.com

A thought-provoking and scary essay from reporter… 254 more words

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Phil Scott’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Pity our poor Lieutenant Governor. He had to sit directly behind Governor Shumlin during the State of the State address, and try to figure out what he should do with his face. 401 more words

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Keystone XL: what victory looks like

With ice and glaciers melting across the Arctic, at least this one polar bear found a

comfortable place to rest on Pennsylvania Avenue. (Not really, that’s an activist in costume….) 711 more words

It’s Still Not Enough: Comments on the Paris Climate Accord

The long-awaited Paris Climate Conference just ended and is widely reported to be the most successful and ambitious international climate agreement ever. The most important and cited number from the agreement is the goal of limiting the warming of the planet to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. 1,518 more words

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