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Science, technology, intelligent optimism (not necessarily in that order).

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May
12

The Crunch No. 135: Butterfly Effect

9 min read
Apr
30
Good News, 30th April 2021

Good News, 30th April 2021

A transformative decade for clean energy in the US, big news on coal in Poland, a new malaria vaccine in Burkina Faso, Gambia eliminates trachoma, a historic milestone for indigenous land rights in Peru, and two islands restored in Hawaii and the Caribbean.
8 min read
Apr
30
The Crunch No. 134: Isodope

The Crunch No. 134: Isodope

10 min read
Apr
23
The Crunch No. 133: Blue Agate

The Crunch No. 133: Blue Agate

8 min read
Apr
09
Good News, 9th April 2021

Good News, 9th April 2021

Guinea Worm eradication, the end of sleeping sickness in Côte d'Ivoire, denuclearization in Kazakhstan, declining suicides in the US, falling child poverty in Canada, decoupling of emissions, a vast new zone for offshore wind off New York, and the recovery of the bald eagle.
8 min read
Apr
09

The Crunch No. 132: Skater's Gaze

8 min read
Apr
02
The Crunch No. 131: Reindeer Cyclone

The Crunch No. 131: Reindeer Cyclone

9 min read
Mar
26

Good News, 26th March 2021

Nine schoolgirls win a historic victory over Big Oil in the Amazon. Plus, good news on women's rights in Mexico, Pakistan and Lebanon, crime rates in US cities, clean energy in Europe, a ban on fracking in the Delaware River Basin, and the return of cheetahs to India.
9 min read
Mar
26
The Crunch No. 130: Te Rehutai

The Crunch No. 130: Te Rehutai

7 min read
Mar
19
The Crunch No. 129: Blastoids!

The Crunch No. 129: Blastoids!

10 min read