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Discussing environmental impacts and sustainable technology brings up interesting reactions in people. When I wrote a post comparing notebooks from a sustainability point of view, one of my friends praised it before wincing and saying “I’m one of those terrible people who have a Moleskine.”

This friend is not a…


…AND there’s a long, long way to go. COP26: Research Tidbit #4

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties, or COP26, ended about two months ago.

What’s COP26? The Conference of the Parties is the decision-making body of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and has met nearly every year since the first such meeting in 1995.


Enough with the breathless ‘Is climate change real? Are we doomed? Will politicians fail us?’ rigmarole.

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties or COP26 starts on October 31st in Glasgow, Scotland. Here are two things to know about it:

1. It is essential. It is a meeting of world leaders, where each country sets its emission reductions targets, plans to restore its ecosystems…

Exploring a question that’s more nuanced than you think, based on the latest research.

Do you associate optimism with hoping that things will work out while taking zero action?

Or with believing in your ability to make a change and never giving up?

Climate scientists who warned of the climate emergency we face today were probably branded as pessimists in past decades, and look…

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