Ever wondered what the lyrics are for these crazy Bollywood dance numbers? This video will give you a taste.
Paul Feldman on global warming and coal fires:
Underground coal fires in China alone produce as much carbon dioxide annually as all the cars and light trucks in the United States. Fires in other countries, including the United States, are smaller but still add significantly to the total burden.
(Here’s a much longer article by Kevin Krajick).
Perhaps unsurprising that no one knows about it, given that most Americans think recycling does more to fight global warming than reducing fossil fuels (David Roberts reports).
FRANÇOIS FURSTENBERG on comparisons between the Jacobins and the Bush Administration. A pointed well-written piece.