Tag Archives: Change

A Look at Past and Future Climate Change in Less Than a Minute

Yale Environment 360: “Two new videos visualize how drastically global temperatures have changed since 1900 — and how much worse they will get by the end of this century. The data visualizations, created by Antti Lipponen, a research scientist at … Continue reading

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National Security, Climate Change, and Emergency Declarations

Trump finally pulled the trigger today and declared a national emergency so he can build his wall. But if illegal border crossings are a national emergency, then there’s a strong case for viewing climate change in similar terms. That point … Continue reading

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Prosecutor races in Northern Virginia will mean real reform or little change

Prosecutor elections in Virginia may not be seen by enough voters to be as serious as they are. As a Virginia criminal lawyer, I know that awesome powers rest in prosecutors to decide whether to prosecute or not, agreeing to … Continue reading

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Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

After the Boston public school system decided in 2017 to redesign the city’s school bus schedule using algorithms, it held an open transportation challenge inviting computer scientists to develop the new system. The “Quantum Team” from the Massachusetts Institute of … Continue reading

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Should We Use the Market to Address Climate Change?

Alice Kaswan, Energy, Governance, and Market Mechanisms, 72 U. Miami L. Rev. 476 (2018). Eric Biber The recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change this fall has made clear the urgent need to address climate change. What should … Continue reading

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