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The Infectious Myth – Science is not what you think, with Henry Bauer – 09.12.17

Henry Bauer is back with a new book, “Science Is Not What You Think”. In episode 154 we have a credentialed scientist, a PhD chemist, who is highly critical of what science has become, essentially a new religion. Scientific consensus is anathema to him. Bauer recognizes that progress comes when an individual scientist breaks with the consensus. Even if 97% …

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Cities Face Rising Flood, Drought Risk Even With No Climate Change

Published in Global Environmental Change, the study presents first-ever global forecasts of how the exposure of urban land to floods and droughts may change due to urban expansion in the near future. In 2000, about 30 percent of the global urban land (over 75,000 square miles) was located in the high-frequency flood zones; by 2030, this will reach nearly 40 percent (280,000 …