Living in the Green

President Bush claims that signing onto the Kyoto protocol would “wreck” the U.S. economy. And the lovely Portland, Oregon — one of my personal favorite U.S. cities — is proving him wrong. Newly released data show that Portland, America’s environmental laboratory, has achieved stunning reductions in carbon emissions. It has reduced emissions below the levels […] more

Italian Injuries

I don’t get hurt very often. I am exceptionally clumsy, and I fall a lot and bang my knees and elbows and hit my head on things, but I rarely do any damage worse than a bruise or two. But, for whatever reason, I have had very bad luck on the injury front since being […] more