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How to measure Progress

Apart from the general criticism of the GDP expressed so eloquently here by Robert F Kennedy, I always wonder about the usefulness of international comparisons. I doubt that the GDP numbers for… 23 more words

History

Dakota Access pipeline court battle to linger into new year

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal court battle over whether the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline can finish the $3.8 billion project will linger at least into the first couple months of the new year. 438 more words

News

A compromise has been reached on felling of Whitcliffe oak trees – we need to learn the lessons

Shropshire Wildlife Trust will today issue a press statement on the controversial plans to fell two semi-mature oak trees on Whitcliffe Common to improve views for visitors. 266 more words

Ludlow

Mass Extinction and Mass Insanity, by Raúl Ilargi Meijer

This is a poignant lament  for the many vanishing breeds of animal species. From Raúl Ilargi Meijer at antiwar.com:

“Erwin Schrodinger (1945) has described life as a system in steady-state thermodynamic disequilibrium that maintains its constant distance from equilibrium (death) by feeding on low entropy from its environment – that is, by exchanging high-entropy outputs for low-entropy inputs.

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Science

Guilford farm ditches dirt for H20 in future of farming


GUILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — At H20 Farms in Guilford, it is row after row of vibrant green and red lettuce.

One acre of highly maximized space can produce the amount of lettuce that would require forty acres on a traditional farm. 175 more words

News

Holiday Greeting Art

Yesterday I submitted fourteen images to Looking Glass Gallery, located in the Bend River Mall annex. Seven are Solstice greetings and the other seven are holiday themes.   78 more words

Art. Creativity. Mind

Some facts take a really long time to sink in. Some bought-and-paid-for politicians never get it!

Our latest creepy Republican liar-for-president is appointing one of the sleaziest and most corrupt public officials in the United States to head the Environmental Protection Agency. 76 more words

Earth