Sea Level Rise is coming, and we have to move.

“In a country convinced it can innovate or spend its way out of any challenge, the simple idea that humans need to relocate is a profoundly challenging vision. It’s perhaps politically braver than many of the alternatives, even if it might seem obvious in a...
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A way to get women’s ideas heard and credited.

“Female staffers adopted a meeting strategy they called “amplification”: When a woman made a key point, other women would repeat it, giving credit to its author. This forced the men in the room to recognize the contribution — and denied them the chance to claim...
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People today do not even know what children are actually like. They only know what children are like in schools.

“Any wildlife biologist knows that an animal in a zoo will not develop normally if the environment is incompatible with the evolved social needs of its species. But we no longer know this about ourselves. We have radically altered our own evolved species...
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Sugar industry worked to make fat = bad

Oy. Big sugar convinces nation that a low fat diet is healthier, to sell more sugar. All that cholesterol stuff you learned? Big sugar propaganda. No wonder people are overweight. Sugar. JAMA Article “Together with other recent analyses of sugar industry...
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Sea Level Rise is coming, and we have to move.

“In a country convinced it can innovate or spend its way out of any challenge, the simple idea that humans need to relocate is a profoundly challenging vision. It’s perhaps politically braver than many of the alternatives, even if it might seem obvious in a...

A way to get women’s ideas heard and credited.

“Female staffers adopted a meeting strategy they called “amplification”: When a woman made a key point, other women would repeat it, giving credit to its author. This forced the men in the room to recognize the contribution — and denied them the chance to claim...