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Global Warming and (My) Productivity

Reporting on the results of an unexpected experiment … with unexpectedly global implications. After 20 years in the same house in Northern California, we installed whole-house air conditioning earlier this year. It seems that most of the apartments here have it, but not too many single family homes. Somehow the weather seemed to have gotten…

An angry future has broken with the past

It can’t continue as it has. Raw materials consumption. Pollution. CO2 emissions. Healthcare costs. Debt. We have known this for years. But somehow, that different future always has been – well, in the future, only to be worried about in the abstract. And then, all of a sudden, it is crystal clear that we are…