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WAIW | Another Walk’N’Talk

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Although things have been relatively quiet online, lots of stuff has been happening in the background. Today, I thought I would bring you up-to-date on at least some of it. Read More »

WAIW | Air Quality in Saigon

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Although last year's burning season in Chiang Mai, Thailand was worse, the air quality in Saigon, Vietnam has been surprisingly bad as of late. Read More »

WAIW | Fake News From the Left?

Image contains a photo of two dogs being walked. One dog is all black and the other is a dark yellow. The two dogs are on leashes, which can be seen coming from the bottom of the screen toward the dogs. In the background, there is a small road, blue sky, and trees and bushes.

Whether you're on the right or the left, sharing content without critically viewing it is a dangerous habit to get into. Given what we're fighting for, it's something we all have to try and stop. Read More »

WAIW | The Worst Air in the World?

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Recently, Chiang Mai, Thailand had the worst air quality in the world, so I decided to take another WAIW episode to talk about the burning season. Read More »

“We may be slow, but we’re not stupid.” Right?

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“The only answer can be denial,” argues Paul Gilding, the veteran Australian environmentalist-entrepreneur, who described this moment in a new book called “The Great Disruption: Why the Climate Crisis Will Bring On the End of Shopping and the Birth of a New World.” Read More »