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Low-cost lighting from used plastic bottles

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As a general rule, bottled water is not particularly good for the environment. If I were the judgmental type, I might even chime in that buying bottled water...

Irony

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From the Wikipedia page on Agricultural Policy:<blockquote class="tr_bq">Some argue that nations have an interest in assuring there is sufficient domes...

Economics > Doing the right thing

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Drowning in university work here, so no time for any blog posts. In the meantime, read this article by Gernot Wagner, who has a new book out explaining why e...

Facts vs Beliefs (George Monbiot edition)

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When the facts, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?  - Apocryphally attributed to John Maynard Keynes A criticism often leveled at environmenta...

Homeopathic A&E

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Following Monday’s post, which touched on the murky world of alternative medicine… South African comedian, Warren Robertson links to a brilliant Mitchell and...