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“Pheew!” on the NYT and Pew Center Poll About Improvement of Life in Africa

“Pheew!” on the NYT and Pew Center Poll About Improvement of Life in Africa

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Fragilecologies Archives 1 August 2007 “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” appears to be the takeaway message from the headline of an article that appeared in the 24 July 2007 New York Times, entitled “Improvement in Life…

The Emperor’s New Clothes : Is President Bush America’s New Emperor?

The Emperor’s New Clothes : Is President Bush America’s New Emperor?

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Fragilecologies Archives 7 July 2007 In 1837, Hans Christian Andersen, a Danish author of Children’s tales, wrote “The Emperor’s New Clothes”. The synopsis of the tale is below and was taken from Wikipedia. I had…

Mr. Secretary General Ban : Genocide in Darfur is NOT Because of Global Warming

Mr. Secretary General Ban : Genocide in Darfur is NOT Because of Global Warming

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Fragilecologies Archives 3 July 2007 Recently, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon wrote in the Washington Post (USA) that “the Darfur conflict began as an ecological crisis, arising at least in part from climate change”. Many…

China’s ‘Eco-Generation’ is Alive, Well, and Concerned : H.I.T. and Climate Affairs

China’s ‘Eco-Generation’ is Alive, Well, and Concerned : H.I.T. and Climate Affairs

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Fragilecologies Archives 2 July 2007 Recently, I wrote about the dilemma that the Chinese government is facing with regard to its rapid drive for economic development. That drive is being fueled by fossil fuels. Fossil…

USABLE Science vs. Usable SCIENCE : Scientists, Choose Your Weapon

USABLE Science vs. Usable SCIENCE : Scientists, Choose Your Weapon

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Fragilecologies Archives 17 May 2007 us·able; adjective variant(s) also use·able 1: capable of being used 2. convenient and practicable for use The phrase “usable information” as it relates to science has been around for well…