Category Archives: Education

The next energy transition

Tweet My colleague Cutler Cleveland, Professor at Boston University, has a new article in the online Encyclopedia of Earth that presents a really thoughtful and detailed analysis of the history of the world’s major energy transitions, what we can learn … Continue reading

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A naturally patriotic pilgrimage

Tweet I’m just returning from a trip to the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, where I participated in their Town Square lecture series.  What a cool place! This is the oldest natural history museum in North America, with original … Continue reading

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The nature of natural

Tweet One of the thorny, and somewhat unexpected, problems facing modern society’s attempts to live more harmoniously with nature is recognizing what nature is.  At a gut level we all think we know what we mean by nature.  Perhaps, like … Continue reading

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No child left indoors

Tweet So many problems in the world. What can we do about it? Well, to start with, one of the simplest, cheapest, and most wholesome things one can do is get the kids and yourself off your rear ends and … Continue reading

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