Thursday, August 05, 2010
Bits and Pieces, Helmut Potpourri Edition
The "Agrarian vision," by a leading agricultural ethicist.
Sustainability Is Inevitable. What does that mean? Especially given the hundreds of definitions of sustainability?
The other Gulf stain - the giant hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico.
How to Feed a Hungry World - a symposium at Nature.
Debate on climate and democratization, mostly in German, of course.
Greedy rich bastards. Generous rich bastards.
Limited free will. (via)
Final thoughts on the World Cup - why soccer explains nothing.
Frank Rich in the NY Review of Books on Pres. Obama's achievements/short5comings.
Correct/incorrect shoe-tying. (via)
68 Fantastic British Names Gathered While Watching BBC Credits Over the Years.
And, finally, a new (for me) discovery of a brilliant, charming, hilarious blog going onto the blog roll: Christoph Niemann's Abstract City Blog at the NY Times. Images from there.