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Vaclav Smil in the Times Magazine: “This is where we are in terms of global civilization: This transition has to happen on a billion and trillion scales.”

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Vaclav Smil in the Times Magazine: “This is where we are in terms of global civilization: This transition has to happen on a billion and trillion scales.”

Jim Salter at Ars Technica: “Learn to think in sed, awk, and grep”

Data Science Community Newsletter: COVID on campus – Worse this year than last?

Clear communication: NYU’s Céline Gounder on the Ezra Klein Show

Washington Post: Tracking Biden’s environmental actions

Understanding Air Pollution with Art: “The Air of the Anthropocene” and “Mutual Air”

A running list of how President Trump is changing environmental policy

Washington Post: If I were still working at the EPA, I would resign

New Yorker: The Hidden Air Pollution in Our Homes

NYT: The Return of London’s Fog

WaPo: India is building millions of toilets, but that’s the easy part

Edible Geographies: Ye Olde Smog Meringue

Pictures of Lake Tahoe during the drought

NYT: “Emissions From India Will Increase”

Paulson on Climate Change and the Price of Inaction

Some more graphs of Beijing’s Air Pollution

Laboratory and Field Evaluation of the Particle and Temperature Sensor (PATS+) System: A Portable, Robust, and Low-cost Platform for Monitoring Combustion-related Household Air Pollution

Lisa Jackson on the Moth

Earth Island Journal’s Conversation with Naomi Klein

Rim Fire images from NASA & the KPCC Fire Tracker

EIA: World petroleum use sets record high in 2012 despite declines in North America and Europe

John Nelson’s A Breathing Earth

NYT • Past EPA Administrators: The US “must move now on substantive steps to curb climate change, at home and internationally.”

EIA: World energy consumption will increase 56% by 2040

Report of the US-China Climate Change Working Group

NYTimes: “A single word tucked into a presidential speech…”

The ‘Social Cost Of Carbon’ Is Almost Double What The Government Previously Thought

Air Pollution Linked to 1.2 Million Premature Deaths in China

NYT Public Editor’s Journal: For Times Environmental Reporting, Intentions May Be Good but the Signs Are Not

Traditional cooking and household energy use in the Library of Congress online archives

Climate Change in Obama’s 2013 State of the Union

Wind industry installs almost 5,300 MW of capacity in December

EPA Releases its “Climate Change Adaptation Plan”

EPA: Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Large Facilities

Air Quality in Delhi

In Focus: China’s Toxic Sky

In 2011, China consumed nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined

Your Warming World

Nicholas Stern: ‘I got it wrong on climate change – it’s far, far worse’

David Roberts: The 14 fossil-fuel projects poised to seriously damage the climate

Climate change and sustainable energy in President Obama’s second inaugural address

Why we shouldn’t compare Beijing in 2013 to mid-20th century London, Pittsburgh, and Chicago

NASA/NOAA: Smog in China, as seen from space

The great Beijing ‘fog’: dispatches from around the web

NYT dissolves environment desk

The Imported Landscapes of Petur Thomsen

If you’re 27 or younger, you’ve never experienced a colder-than-average month

Air Quality in London During the Olympics

Rains in China + Changes in Air Quality in Beijing

China’s Air Quality Dilemma

Cookstoves & the shadow of the past

Burn: An Energy Journal

Interactive, motion-filled US Windmap

Yu Z-X, Li S-H, Evans J, Pillarisetti A, Li H, Li X-J. Mutant huntingtin causes context-dependent neurodegeneration in mice with Huntington’s disease. J. Neurosci. 2003 Mar.15; 23(6):2193-202.

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