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Confessions of a Climate Scientist

October 26, 2023

“We live on a planet with mostly water at the surface, and that water takes decades, basically a generation, to warm up or cool off. So, what one generation does to change climate—such as add greenhouse gases to the atmosphere — the next generation must live with,” writes Dean Jim White in a recent essay in the journal “Southern Cultures.”

Votes for (some) women

September 2, 2020

As the United States observes the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, scholars call attention to hard choices faced by suffragists that still influence voting rights today. On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment — proclaiming that a citizen’s right to … Read more