Monthly Archives: October 2013

A pilot’s vision of Mother Earth

Take a long look at our home from on high in Jerry Grayson’s The Earth Wins. [8 October 2013 | Peter Boyer] We begin at sunrise, ascending above a tree-covered hill as we gaze beyond it into a pre-dawn light. … Continue reading

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A huge human effort produces a snapshot of our age

The IPCC report is a triumph of the intellect, but it will struggle to get the recognition it deserves. [1 October 2013 | Peter Boyer] The achievement of people working together can take the breath away, as in the sheer … Continue reading

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