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Can You Change the Climate (for the Better)?

Can You Change the Climate (for the Better)? By Michael Gordon on January 23, 2012 12:39 PM The Erb Institute at the University of Michigan along with the Union of Concerned Scientists held a workshop last weekend titled, “Increasing Public Understanding of Climate Risks and Choices: What We Can Learn from Social Science Research and […] Read More

Food Gleaning Hybrids

By Michael Gordon on January 10, 2012 12:37 PM glean  verb:  to pick over in search of relevant material –webster.com In America, the wealthiest country in the world, more than one in seven families are unsure if they will have enough to eat.  Among these 50 million people are 17 million children. Yet, our country […] Read More

New Year, Better World

By Michael Gordon on January 1, 2012 1:17 PM Happy New Year.  Two Thousand TWELEVE!   Once again, we appear to have dodged a meltdown, even if 2012 is supposed to be the year of an apocalypse or miraculous planetary transformation (a “slight” difference in opinion according to which fringe group you listen to).   […] Read More