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Sustainability - Robert Solow’s take

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I wrote the bulk of the previous post before (re-)reading a Robert Solow essay that I’d largely forgotten about, Sustainability: An Economist’s Perspective.P...

Sustainability: Defining the undefinable

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What does it mean for something to be “sustainable”? Does the term, as it is widely used in the public lexicon today, contribute anything useful to our every...

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Steven Landsburg writes:<blockquote>When something is wrong on the Internet, bloggers love to pounce. But since no blogger is infallible, most of us ca...

Cover Thursdays - TV on the Radio edition

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I was giving the new TV on the Radio album, Nine Type of Light, a listen/watch yesterday. I like the ambition of the concept…<blockquote>Nine Types of ...

Avoiding hypocrisy on the big issues

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Think of an important environmental issue. Now imagine that there is a large body of scientific research, underpinned by peer-reviewed literature, which has ...