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Heat and Happiness

As we Californians snuggle up around our ethanol or natural gas powered fireplaces to survive the barbaric temperatures which are dipping into the 50s, 40,000 people are hanging out in Paris trying to hammer out a new climate accord. Well, … Continue reading

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Looking for warmer weather? Be careful what you wish for.

Here in Ann Arbor, Michigan, this past March has been anything but spring-like. Even by our standards, we’ve had more than our fair share of cold, wind, and snow. And now winter seems to be extending itself into April…after a … Continue reading

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Doha Schmoha

On Saturday another wildly unsuccessful round of climate negotiations concluded with applying a band aid to solve the rapidly accelerating climate problem. The 1997 Kyoto accord was extended to 2020. If you think this is a good thing, you are … Continue reading

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The Dog Days of Summer

For many people in the U.S., the summer of 2012 will be memorable for the unusually high and persistent heat.  No one likes the heat, right?  Not so fast:  What if people who live in hot places don’t mind hot … Continue reading

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Fighting Climate Change With Low-Tech Tools

Catherine has a thought-provoking article in Bloomberg Business Class today on how small adjustments to our energy infrastructure can have an immediate, large-scale impact on the battle to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. EMB

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