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July 25, 2017:

  Climate/Climate Change/Weather

  • CFACT (Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT))

    Show students the climate debate
    The best way to teach students about the climate change debate is to show it to them, not to involve them in it. There is a subtle but central distinction here. The goal is not for students to take sides (although some may). It is for the students to see that there is a huge scientific debate going on. I liken this to a field trip to a big laboratory or a scientific facility like an atom smasher. The student is not expected to understand the advanced science that is going on, but they can see that it is going on and what that looks like.
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  • Cornwall Alliance (Cornwall Alliance)

    How to Prevent Climate Change? Prevent Births!
    For 218 years—since Thomas Robert Malthus published the first edition of his Essay on the Principle of Population—people have been coming up with new rationales for limiting or even reducing human population. For Malthus, the fundamental reason is that people ate too much, so increasing their numbers would lead to starvation as farmers’ ability to raise enough food fell behind a mushrooming population. Others since then have expanded his argument to all kinds of other resources.
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  Military/Defense

July 22, 2017:

  Other/General

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