Michael's Notes

Mar 23

emergentfutures:

An Alarming Wake-Up Call From A Brand New Report On Climate Change


The evidence linking human activities to climate change is as strong as the data supporting the idea that smoking causes lung cancer, a new report from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) warned on Tuesday.
“Many people do not yet understand that there is a small, but real chance of abrupt, unpredictable and potentially irreversible changes with highly damaging impacts on people in the United States and around the world,” according to the “What We Know” report.

Full Story: Business Insider

emergentfutures:

An Alarming Wake-Up Call From A Brand New Report On Climate Change

The evidence linking human activities to climate change is as strong as the data supporting the idea that smoking causes lung cancer, a new report from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) warned on Tuesday.

“Many people do not yet understand that there is a small, but real chance of abrupt, unpredictable and potentially irreversible changes with highly damaging impacts on people in the United States and around the world,” according to the “What We Know” report.

Full Story: Business Insider

Dec 30

A well placed ad…burning feet and the hottest spot in the world

A well placed ad…burning feet and the hottest spot in the world

Dec 10

Debating the future of Jewish education -

So far, an interesting conversation on the future of Jewish education. I wish I could attend the panel discussion.

Nov 28

Have you noticed that the word “fiscal” is an anti-aphrodisiac? It kills arousal no matter what words surround it. Think of it: fiscal ecstasy. fiscal orgy. fiscal debauchery. All those things sound boring.

The fiscal cliff sounds like something accountants jump off to commit suicide.

” — DAVID BROOKS | Fiscal Ecstasy