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How Copenhagen became the greenest city in the world (and you can, too)

From McKinsey’s “How to make a city great”   Copenhagen Building for the environment The city of Copenhagen has invested substantially in green infrastructure and is now ranked the most sustainable city in Europe, according to Siemens’ European Green City Index. Energy. Each district has a centralized heating system that takes waste heat from electricity … Continue reading

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The science of why we don’t believe in science

Excellent article on the latest research on how we form (and hang onto) beliefs even in the presence of overwhelming objective evidence that they are wrong: http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/03/denial-science-chris-mooney The theory of motivated reasoning builds on a key insight of modern neuroscience (PDF): Reasoning is actually suffused with emotion (or what researchers often call “affect”). Not only … Continue reading