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Hawks, Doves, Owls … and Other Birds

Hawks, Doves, Owls … and Other Birds

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Fragilecologies Archives 2 July 2003 A long time ago, I began to use the metaphor of birds to identify differing perspectives on the global warming issue. I used hawks, doves, and owls to make my…

Davies J-Curve Revisited

Davies J-Curve Revisited

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Fragilecologies Archives 27 June 2003 In retrospect, the post World War II period was politically speaking an exciting one: post-war reconstruction of Europe, the Marshall Plan, the creation of NATO and the Warsaw Treaty Organization, the A-bomb…

“WHITHER THOU GOEST …”

“WHITHER THOU GOEST …”

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Fragilecologies Archives 15 April 2003 As I watch Iraqi people, ordinary people, vent their anger at everything that carries the portrait of Saddam Hussein, I wonder what Saddam would be thinking, or might have thought, if…

Problem Climates or Problem Societies?

Problem Climates or Problem Societies?

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Fragilecologies Archives 15 April 2003 More than forty years ago, geographer Glenn Trewartha published his book, The Earth’s Problem Climates. Trewartha’s selection of what he considered at that time to be the earth’s “problem climates”…

Between Iraq and a Hard Place

Between Iraq and a Hard Place

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Fragilecologies Archives 18 February 2003 The US government wants to take out Saddam Hussein. It has wanted to do so for a long time. Talk of the possibility of a unilateral military action by the…