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Nick Seaver

Entries by Nick Seaver

Sign Up for Al Gore's Climate Project

(56) Comments | Posted January 7, 2007 | 10:06 AM

I just got back from Nashville, where I was a trainee in Session 3 of Al Gore's Climate Project - an amazing, amazing few days. To anyone who has considered, is considering or might someday consider joining the project, I've got one piece of advice: do it.

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Charity Rots on Docks and Lines Dictators' Pockets

(12) Comments | Posted December 26, 2006 | 9:59 AM

Some friends at the remarkable Center for Global Development just put together this confronting graph, which shows the distribution of annual income around the world.

Population (y-axis) v. Annual Income in US$ (x-axis)


Living in the New York...

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Dictator of New York for a Day

(0) Comments | Posted October 18, 2006 | 5:27 PM

So I'm walking through midtown the other day and in the race between me and the cab-jammed river, it's no contest. The cabs are going zero miles an hour - and my rivals look pissed. Stressed out, wasting money, doing no exercise, and pumping greenhouse gases into the air. That's...

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An Inconvenient Spokesperson

(34) Comments | Posted July 4, 2006 | 8:02 AM

Let me chime in with the rest of this 'blog. Go see "An Inconvenient Truth." Go see it. Go see it. Kidnap every teenager, voter, dog, cat and pet hamster you know and make them see it. Davis Guggenheim and Al Gore did a fantastic job of making a wonky...

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The Poker Player's Guide to Climate Change

(21) Comments | Posted June 29, 2006 | 12:34 AM

Friday, the National Academies (the nation's leading scientific body) released a study that dug into source data for graphs like the following:


The study's getting attention because graphs like this are Exhibit A in the argument that temperatures have spiked in the past few...

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