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$138 Oil - Good or Bad? (updated from $100...)

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com — UPDATE, 6/6, 3:30 p.m.:] Here we go again, again. Remember the good (or bad) old days when oil was just $100 a barrel? Now Jad Mouawad charts the latest oil price spike, triggered in part by a rumor related to Iran.

Obama’s Expansion of a Vast Pacific Reserve, Built on a Bush Foundation

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com — President Obama continues to use his final months in office to firm up a remarkable environmental legacy. The latest move is his proclamation quadrupling the size of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument northwest of Hawaii - a vast and dazzling Pacific refuge for myriad species.

In Italy’s Earthquake Zone, Love of Place Trumps Safety

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com — You've likely seen some of the wrenching closeup imagery emerging after a shallow 6.2-magnitude earthquake shattered ancient villages in the Appenine mountains 80 miles northeast of Rome on August 24, killing 241 people at last count. But sometimes a wide view can be as sobering.

Time to Follow Teddy Roosevelt’s Advice: ‘Drop Politics’ and Enjoy a Park

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com — Somewhere not far from any American, it's possible to visit one of this country's most remarkable assets - its national parks. And from August 25 to 28, as part of this year's celebration of the 100th year of the National Park System, you can do so free of charge.

Finding the Courage to Create a New Culture - Garrison Institute

garrisoninstitute.org — By Andrew Revkin Scholar and activist Joanna Macy is leading an upcoming workshop at the Garrison institute, "Rainer Maria Rilke and the Force of the Storm," on September 19-23. The workshop will explore the work of Rilke, Germany's great lyric poet, in the context of her well-known experiential seminar called "The Work That Reconnects."

To see how information flows online, try a ‘Backtrack Journal’

medium.com — In finalizing this year's syllabus for my Pace University graduate course in Multi-Platform Communications, I realized that folks outside of our program might benefit from an exercise my students are required to do. A " Backtrack Journal " is a standing assignment.

Can Future Global Warming Matter Today?

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com — Over the past couple of months I've been part of a new podcast, Warm Regards, exploring climate science and its relevance to society. I've had a great time learning from, and sometimes debating with, two smart people with very different areas of expertise and vantage points: the blogging meteorologist Eric Holthaus and Jacquelyn Gill, who studies past climates in the context of ecological change.

The Technology Gap in the Climate Debate

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com — A commentary in this week's issue of the journal Nature adds to the chorus of economists, climate scientists and experts in energy policy saying that the major approaches to combating global warming are deeply flawed.

Experts Confirm Open Water Circling Arctic

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com — UPDATE 9/6: The National Ice Center on Friday said that a navigable passage has opened through sea ice along the entire Russian Arctic coast, although the center added that patches of dangerous thick ice still pepper the area.

How an Inland ‘Brown Ocean’ and Climate Change May Have Fueled Louisiana’s Deadly Deluge

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com — As news media fixated on athletic achievements at the Rio Olympics, and of course remained fixated on Donald Trump, different corners of the United States were confronting weather-related hazards - including relentless steamy heat in the East and drought-fueled wildfires all around California, including the explosively spreading " Blue Cut" Fire east of Los Angeles.
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Aug 27, 2016

RT @sbrinton: I'd argue some communities ARE comfortable with nuclear waste in their backyard with the proper safety/incentives  https://twitter.com/BeCurieus/status/768589359050293248 

Aug 27, 2016

Seeking who made fab gif on benefits of mass transit, still hitting 11/13 wall at "Peter from Texas" Tumblr. Ideas? https://t.co/ZQMDTgpcpW

Aug 27, 2016

RT @onthemedia: Why did it take so long for the mainstream media to catch onto the Louisiana floods? @Revkin has a few theories:  http://wny.cc/qxFc303D60Z 

Aug 27, 2016

Italy’s Tragic Failure on Earthquake Preparedness  http://nyti.ms/2bpOVXH  NYT Ed Board

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