October 11, 2016--Single clothes wash may release 700,000 microplastic fibres, study finds (Guardian)

Each cycle of a washing machine could release more than 700,000 microscopic plastic fibres into the environment, according to a study. A team at Plymouth University in the UK spent 12 months analysing what happened when a number of synthetic materials were washed at different temperatures in domestic washing machines, using different combinations of detergents, to quantify the microfibres

November 14, 2008--Calculating the costs of climate change in California (NY Times)

A couple of weeks after releasing a report calculating the net economic benefits of California’s 30-year drive for energy efficiency, David Roland-Holst , an economics professor at the

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