Monthly Archives: April 2013

Scaling up from the Hamptons to the World.

Michael Schwartz’s New York Times article entitled “Dispute in the Hamptons Set Off by Effort to Hold Back Ocean” (NYT, April 18, 2013) starts with the following: Soon after Hurricane Sandy hit last fall, Joshua Harris, a billionaire hedge fund … Continue reading

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Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual day, observed on April 22, in which the World demonstrates its support of environmental protection. It also happens that it is my wife’s birthday and the one-year anniversary of this blog. 🙂 It is a … Continue reading

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Am I Talking Out of Both Sides of My Mouth?

Last week’s blog was dedicated to Jim Hansen’s retirement and the central role that he has played in the Climate Change debate. It immediately garnered several comments from readers, none of which had anything to do with the blog. All … Continue reading

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Jim Hansen’s Tipping Point

Malcolm Gladwell (The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference – Little Brown – 2000) defines a Tipping Point as, “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point.” Since Gladwell’s publication, the term has been … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post: Randee Zerner: Learning From Our Children through Learning with Our Children

In mid January, while attending the AAAS meeting, I got an email from a friend that her grandson (a 4th grader) “needed” to do some science research for school and that the research was competitive and he would like very … Continue reading

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