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How to Be a Climate Hero

ONE AFTERNOON last summer, I was on a commuter train when I heard someone yelling behind me. I didn’t pay attention because I was breaking up a fight between my kids. Continue reading

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Snap into Action for the Climate

RECORD HEAT and wind and fire displace nearly one million Southern Californians. Record drought in Atlanta leaves the city with just a few more months of drinking water. Arctic ice shrinks Continue reading

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Fencing Israel

TRAFFIC IS SNARLED throughout Jerusalem. Today is Israel’s Memorial Day, a time of mourning that, at nightfall, will segue into the celebrations of Independence Day. What is a cause for celebration Continue reading

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The Nature of Walls

BUILDING a dry-laid stone wall is an exercise in patience. The first step is to figure out where the wall goes on the land. To do this well you need to Continue reading