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Day 20: Virginia & Kentucky

Starting today about 30 miles south of the Virginia/Kentucky border, I was alarmed- nay, surprised- to find frost on many cloth surfaces this morning. I was alarmed to find ice in my water hose, though- some amount of chomping and chewing a backwashing was required before I could get water through easily. 284 more words

Travel

The Battle for Paradise

The Battle for Paradise, Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists by Naomi Klein published in 2018. According to Klein, Puerto Rico is at a fork in the road with two ways forward. 53 more words

Book Reviews

Race Recap: Adidas City Runs - 1 Hour #takechargeLDN

…in which I see how far I can run in exactly 1 hour.

With fellow Heathsider, Liam. Hello, St Paul’s Cathedral!

How far will I go? 938 more words

Pictures

How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country

In communities across the country, the billionaire conservatives are waging a sophisticated fight against new rail projects and bus routes.

Published: June 19, 2018 at 05:30AM… 70 more words

NYT

My presentation to IPA-IAL 2018

I’ve just given a presentation at the joint IPA-IAL conference in Stockholm

Sub-decadal resolution palaeoenvironmental reconstructions from microfossil assemblages

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Climate

Metamorphosis review

The environment?  Are people still worrying about that thing?  Sad

by Thom Yee

I’m never going to have children.  Now you don’t know me and I don’t know you (probably), there are a variety of perfectly natural reasons why any normal person might make a decision like that, and, from the outside, hearing that might even seem like a good thing.   1,500 more words

Films

MDB Climate Finance Hit Record High of US$35.2 billion in 2017

An increase of nearly 30 per cent on the previous year, boosting projects that help developing countries cut emissions and address climate risks.

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2018 – Climate financing by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a seven-year high of $35.2 billion in 2017, up 28 per cent on the previous year. 543 more words

World Bank Group