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Leigh Pomeroy
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Resource Watch — check it out!
The latest website we recommend: Resource Watch Resource Watch is a dynamic platform that provides trusted and timely data for a sustainable future. Resource Watch features hundreds of data sets all in one place on the state of the planet’s resources and ci...

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Vox Verax authors moving information sharing to Twitter and Facebook
As we've stated before, Vox Verax authors/editors Tom Maertens and Leigh Pomeroy are rarely posting on this site anymore, finding sharing information via Twitter and Facebook both easier and quicker. Further, the audience appears to be larger on those sites...

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Washington isn't the only bullshit generator
(LP note: I taught for nearly 30 years in higher ed and, boy, does this ring true.) Education Is Drowning in BS By Christian Smith Chronicle of Higher Education JANUARY 09, 2018 Christian Smith is a professor of sociology at the University of Notre Dame. I ...

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Sustainable finance: the year ahead
From Bloomberg: Sustainable investing went global in 2017 and is poised to continue that momentum with greater investor demand and corporate disclosure out of Asia, and more ESG-focused funds launched in the U.S. and Europe, according to Bloomberg Intellige...

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If you think winters are getting warmer, it's because they are
Mankato has second-fastest warming winters in nation By Tim Krohn tkrohn@mankatofreepress.com MANKATO — If you needed more confirmation that our winters are increasingly wimpier, the nonprofit group Climate Central shows Mankato is the second-fastest warmin...

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Climate change and the need for alternative energy
Address to the Mankato Area Lifelong Learners, Thursday, Dec. 7: These older folks get it! On Thursday I addressed the  Mankato Area Lifelong Learners at the Snell Motors Community Room. The notes on my address can be found at bigclimate.org . Interesting n...

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Save money, do good: What's not to like?
Many Minnesota homes would benefit from an energy audit Many Minnesota homes still have lots of room for energy savings. "Any home built before 1970, there's no guarantee that there's any insulation in the walls," said Stacy Boots Camp, outreach coordinator...

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Book recommendation: 'The Ends of the World'
Am reading Peter Brannen's The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions . Best book I've read about extinction and climate change since Anthony Barnosky & Elizabeth Hadly's  Tipping Po...

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Our World in Data
Just discovered " Our World in Data ". Lots of good stuff, thanks to the University of Oxford . Check it out! — LP
Vox Verax: Our World in Data
Vox Verax: Our World in Data
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Where have we gone?
To the loyal followers of Vox Verax (all three of you): You may have noticed that we haven't posted here for a while. The reason is that we have moved our efforts to Twitter and Facebook. The reasons: (1) It's easier and quicker to post. (2) Our work gets m...
Vox Verax: Where have we gone?
Vox Verax: Where have we gone?
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