Enough.  Dan Silverstein loves the new book by Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman,  Enough:  Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty.

posted September 29, 2009, at 1:30 p.m.


Cuban Farming.   The Washington Post reports that Cuba is moving away from socialized agriculture. 

posted September 29, 2009 at 1:30 p.m.


Potato Genome.  A draft of a map of the potato genome has been completed.

posted September 29, 2009 at 1:30 p.m.


Costs and Benefits of cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions.   Bjorn Lomborg opines in the Washington Post.    "Imagine ... that...every nation commits to reductions ... designed to keep temperature increases under 2 degrees Celsius. The result will be a global price tag of $40 trillion in 2100, to avoid expected climate damage costing just $1.1 trillion."

posted September 29, 2009 at 1:30 p.m