Articles tagged environment

Barbara Freese Reminds Us: Power Over Nature Is Bought at a Great Price

This new edition of Coal is a compulsively readable history of how coal made the modern world, and of modern attempts to to make a world without coal.

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Time Keeps on Slipping Into the Future: Jane Smiley’s ‘Golden Age’

Completing Smiley's final installment of The Last Hundred Years Trilogy, we feel the peculiar sadness of missing people who don’t actually exist, and must resist the impulse to wave goodbye.

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Laura Nyro: Mother’s Spiritual

Examining the re-release of Nyro's overlooked Mother's Spiritual reveals that there is still much to appreciate.

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Hijacking Sustainability by Adrian Parr

Parr moves through discussions of trash, disaster relief, slums, and poverty, treating each topic within a social context, emphasizing that a one-size-fits-all approach is ineffectual.

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11 Jul 2007 // 3:02 AM

Penguins’ struggle is a warning to world

CAPE ROYDS, Antarctica—On a cloudy spring day, the first gray Adelie penguin chicks are hatching out in round pebble nests strewn across a bleak,

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Virtual Reality and Storytelling: What Happens When Art and Technology Collide?

// Moving Pixels

"Virtual reality is changing the face of entertainment, and I can see a future when I will find myself inside VR listening to some psych-rock while meditating on an asteroid.

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