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Persistent Neighborhood Sorting

Some expressions are just too good: Persistent Neighborhood Sorting. It turns out, on the northern hemisphere where the wind is predominantly going from west to east, cities have evolved in the way that the poorer neighborhoods end up in the … Continue reading

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Plastic straws

Banning plastic straws achieves nothing. Or at least, nothing good. It does achieve a couple bad things though: it gives people a false sense that something is being done to address ocean plastics, and misleads people about the true sources … Continue reading

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Plastic waste

It’s almost as if, the more progressive and the wealthier your nation is, the lower the share of plastic waste that is inadequately managed:                  

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Some good news

Or, at least news if you, like me, didn’t know it before: We produce enough food for 10 billion people. That’s a surplus of 25% and as we are expected to peak with a population around 9-11 billion people, it … Continue reading

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Didn’t see that coming

I get the feeling that I should have. Some time ago, while looking into the extreme claims by Extinction Rebellion about Climate Change, I saw this clip of BBC’s Andrew Neil interviewing XR’s spokesperson, Zion Lights: (Youtube) Lights does not … Continue reading

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Pollution

Ever since the start of the industrial revolution, it has been obvious that economy is tightly coupled with pollution. We are doing our best to decouple it but it is extremely hard and it is absolutely impossible to do it … Continue reading

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Lightning follows pollution

Seems obvious when you think about it; tiny particles in the air might have an effect on the weather.

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