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Hot under the collar in public schools

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They need to just chill.500 murders so far this year in Chicago

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Attack of the white people

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Pinky’s dead.Hiring panhandlers in AlbuquerqueWhat’s killing the honeybees?Coping without AC

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* Reducing our carbon footprint – by design

I don’t hold with those who want to blame global warming wholly on American industry and American cars.  The slashing-burning of hundreds of square miles of Amazon rain forest each day, and the air pollution in Mexico City and Beijing, show the need for a global response.

There are two principal ways human beings can reduce greenhouse gases:  (1) covering more land with green plants that will consume carbon dioxide from the air; and (2) reducing our carbon dioxide emissions.

Some simple considerations of architecture address both concerns.

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