Articles tagged global warming

Hurricane Sandy: The Perfect Storm in Every Way

Hurricane Sandy was not just a freak natural occurrence -- it became the 'perfect storm' for cultural events such as conspiracy theories, religious intolerance, scientific accountability, and the sharing of (mis)information through social media.

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15 Mar 2010 // 10:00 PM

Solar by Ian McEwan

Michael Beard is a glaringly repellent creation, a somewhat-deserving winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, and a definitively deserving winner of some sort of uber-Nobel Prize in whoring, lying, stealing, face-stuffing, and sneaking around.

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Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Phil Ochs: Amchitka

Poignant, and relevant, Amchitka reminds us of a romanticized era when idealism was still able to give way to revolution.

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25 Jul 2007 // 1:00 AM

Arctic Tale

Trying too hard to reinvent the penguin subgenre, Arctic Tale focuses its anthropomorphizing energies on girls instead of boys, on natural enemies instead of platoons of birds who all look alike.

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With Speed and Violence by Fred Pearce

In alarming times, being an alarmist makes you right ...

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11 Jul 2007 // 2:02 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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Ecology Without Nature by Timothy Morton

If we must forsake the Romantic idea of nature, we must similarly abandon its understanding of art as something to be held on high.

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22 Apr 2007 // 6:38 AM

If there is one thing that makes this year’s Earth Day different from the first one in 1970, it’s global warming. Today we know

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

// Sound Affects

"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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