Neal Stephenson, long one of my favorite authors, has a crucial and timely article asking whether America can still do the “big stuff” anymore. In the latter half of the 20th Century, Americans landed men on the Moon, cured several diseases, increased the ability for the world to feed itself, and invented the modern technological [...]
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This can only be the result of our unsustainable human activity. Where is Al Gore on this?
Mitch Berg highlights a petition in which thousands of scientists state their opposition to the theory of anthropogenic global warming. The problem with both the theory and the petition opposing it is that consensus has nothing to do with science. It doesn’t matter what the scientific community thinks about the issue, what matters is whether [...]