Your Ordinary World links for Saturday 13 Oct 2018, with stories and perspectives on religion, economics, and two from the Ordinary Times vault. Read, Share, and discuss.
Meanwhile, here on Earth….
Energy, the environment, climate change, and Trump. Oh, and Octopuses.
While deforestation remains a huge environmental concern in parts of the world such as South America, Europe is seeing a boon in greenery across the board.
Competing concerns, as always.
AFHPWP Athletics, Food, Healthcare, Pets, Wildlife, and the Environment!
Polluting it, saving it, surviving it…
The Trump administration attempts to change the game on management of public resources in the West.
Earth and stuff in the Earth.
EWPSC Education, Wildlife, Planet, Science, Crime
Water, energy, and infrastructure.
The Earth & Its Enemies
Declining oil prices would suggest disaster for the environment but is that really the case?
The world faces unprecedented ecological challenges, and humanity remains largely lethargic to respond. It’s time to adopt a new sense of ethics that acknowledge our collective effect on our pale blue dot, and which account for the quality of the land our progeny will inherit.
In Flint, Michigan many are blaming the state and Governor Rick Snyder for the recent water crisis where lead was found in the water supply. But the story is not so simple.
This Week! Environment, Europe, Immigration, Politics, and Society!
David, I’ve thought much the same thing. At some point we’re going to wish we’d saved the oil that went in to all that packaging and those water bottles and all the other multitudinous waste our black gold makes and that we so carelessly and inevitably throw away. I wonder what an appropriate policy would…
Well, the wheelers and dealers on Capital Hill are voting on Waxman-Markey today. Jim Manzi has been doing damn fine work on the subject lately, so browse his archives over at The American Scene if you’re interested at all on what looks to be a very, very bad bill for climate change. I’m skeptical of…