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December 2021

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equitable street space allocation requires parking reform - ITDP
Desmond Tutu wanted liberation for Palestinians and Israelis - Guardian
confidential 1988 Shell report: "Large low-lying areas could be inundated (e.g. Bangladesh) and might have to be abandoned" - ClimateFiles [PDF] - @SciSpeakUp
huge uncertainties in Antarctic ice dynamics - Rolling Stone
"the more scientists learn about Thwaites, the more divergent the latest climate models have become about its future"
a million European schoolchildren a year used to come to the UK for educational trips - Guardian
Brexit: crippling a British cheesemaker - Guardian
cities ditch parking in favour of people - Momentum
why and how to make the UK's cities car-free - Foundation for Integrated Transport
discoveries in bead colouring: Graham's Conjecture about van der Waerden numbers disproved! - Quanta - arXiv
a less successful story: Johnson & Johnson's Covid vaccine - STAT
Australia's bogong moth population suffers a catastrophic 99.5% crash - Guardian
computer games being used to promote the mining industry in Australian schools - CNET
free ebook: Cycling Pathways The Politics and Governance of Dutch Cycling Infrastructure, 1920-2020 - Academia.edu
pavement parking is beyond a joke - TransportXtra
"an invasive species has dangerously encroached on the natural habitat of walkers and wheelers"
that Excel error in UK contact-tracing killed 1500+ people - PNAS
(and created a natural experiment to test whether contact-tracing works)
"Tory libertarians are not libertarian in any meaningful sense" - Guardian
aperiodic infinite tilings and crystals - Veritasium [video]
the ideological takeover of Poland's art institutions - Art News
Spain's right clings to its imperialist past - Guardian
Johnson is a disaster as prime minister, but the likely replacements may be worse - Politics
A History of a Land, Its Regions and Their Peoples - The Pursuit of Italy [my review]
the future of the EU-UK relationship depends on Johnson's fate - Politico
even in the Netherlands, cycling is not actually compulsory - YouTube
a former French ambassador on the UK's foreign policy and relationship with France - Prospect
the Chinese Communist Party floats the idea of a three-child policy for party members - Guardian
"I expect to see the first Rust code in the Linux kernel sometime in 2022" - ZDnet
driving less to tackle the climate emergency - Green Alliance
"The UK cannot achieve our transport emissions targets with the move to electric vehicles alone. ... efforts must also be made to cut the number of car journeys."
the struggle for a coherent English food policy - Guardian
solving the mystery of "immune amnesia" - BBC
"when you're infected with measles, your immune system abruptly forgets every pathogen it's ever encountered before"
video streaming has created a global labor shortage in the translation industry - Rest of World
there is as yet "no viable automated solution"
primary schools should avoid Mercator projection world maps - CNN
Chinese ports start blocking Lithuanian goods - LRT
the four biggest Dutch cities want to move most roads to 30km/hr - Dutch News

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