I read a lot. Here's my best-of list for the past month.
- The literature of liberalism (The Economist)
Environment & Climate Change
- Who Was the Real Lorax? Seeking the Inspiration for Dr. Seuss (New York Times)
- Here's How America Uses Its Land (Bloomberg)
- 2018 Is Shaping Up to Be the Fourth-Hottest Year. Yet We’re Still Not Prepared for Global Warming. (New York Times)
- The oceans’ last chance: ‘It has taken years of negotiations to set this up’ (The Guardian)
- Stressed street trees: mapping the urban forests to save them – and us (The Guardian)
- The U.S. is on the verge of an offshore wind revolution (Yale Climate Connections) — Kudos to Massachusetts, and specifically to Sen. Marc Pacheco, for leading the way on offshore wind in New England.
Health & Medicine
- Maybe Your Sleep Problem Isn’t a Problem (New York Times)
- The case against sidewalks, and how cities can create new avenues for pedestrians (Curbed) — This super smart and well-researched article is a must-read for anyone interested in improving the shared public spaces that are at the heart of city living.
- Strange Children by Dan Brady — A beautiful, spare debut collection of poetry about love, loss, acceptance, and how we make and maintain a family in the face of adversity.
- The Present Moment (Tricycle)