Posts by Cynthia Selin
There is some irony in the fact that, as I was on my way to the Society for Risk Analysis annual meeting, I was accused of risky behavior at the airport.
This weekend, we must do something about saving time. Most of the United States reverts to standard time on the first Sunday in November. We have to reset and readjust in the present. This prompts me to ask: do we need to save not just the present, but also the future?
While the climate change policy has struggled beleaguered to the finish line, what will it take to actually spur an energy revolution? A revolution that is ripe with inventions and innovations penetrating the market, shaking up entrenched technologies, and changing the way we the people relate to energy?
As Flag Day arrives on June 14, I have a confession to make. Outside of an endearing International Day ceremony at my girls’ school featuring brightly colored flags carried by elaborately dressed children, my patriotism has been strained in recent years. Yet now I am intrigued by the rhetoric of hope coming from the capital. While some may be wishing for less transparency to fortify their hope, I am encouraged by promises to restore the integrity of political life and to rethink progress.
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