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March 1, 2020

NASA images show dramatic drop in China pollution during production slowdown (coronavirus)

Dramatic satellite images show a sharp decline in pollution over China due to the production slowdown during the coronavirus. Wow— look at that lovely blue! They also saw a decrease in nitrogen oxide levels.

Is it possible we still have time to reverse climate change if such a dramatic effect can be seen by a production slow down? What if we were able to slow down pollution across the entire planet by massive and fast investment in clean energy? Uphill battle but seeing this dramatic difference in pollution levels gave me some hope.


February 11, 2020

Michael J. Fox on Pete Buttigieg

I stumbled across this video of Michael J. Fox speaking in NH about Pete Buttigieg. I thought it at interesting observation on Pete's Buttigieg's appeal which is a calm and studied demeanor. Unfortunately in Pete's case, his strength is his weakness. Obama was able to perfectly balance hopeful ideology with calm thoughtfulness. Pete seems sincere, intelligent, and someone capable of changing his opinion over time (like Obama did on gay marriage), but he just doesn't stir up an emotional response like Obama. Even when he is speaking passionately about something he sounds more like he is reading a spreadsheet. I like Pete Buttigieg BTW, I just don't feel he stirs up enough emotion to get people out to vote.

P.S. I apologize if someone already posted this.

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