miscellaneous

What we learned this week

I’ve been waiting for a while to be able to say this, but we’ve got  a publisher for the book that Katherine Trebeck and I have been working on for the last couple of years. Title and dates to be confirmed, but it will be published through . If the posting schedule on the blog drops off a little, it’s because I have a deadline to meet and the next month is going to be a busy one.

There are a growing number of crowdfunding platforms and not all of them are going to get enough users, but with decades of experience in ethical investment behind it, the is worth a mention.

Scientists have looked at in the past. By the middle of this century, 9 of them wouldn’t be able to guarantee low enough temperatures to host the games again.

If you have a hankering for more positive news, The Guardian’s new section is a purposeful attempt to dig out untold stories of positive change, and a nice example of solutions journalism.

This week I’ve been getting my news from Israeli newspaper , which has been almost entirely pre-occupied with corruption scandals around Prime Minister Netanyu. I might just be the online edition, but I don’t think I’ve ever read a paper that covers so few stories and I don’t expect to be a regular visitor. This week I’ll be reading .

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