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Energy | Essays: @curaffairs, @newrepublic, @thebafflermag, + | Schooling: @uniofoxford, @yale, https://t.co/QqxDqisPdp, @nmc_tc | Editorial: @thetroublemag & @readepilogue

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There's really good stuff in this piece! & I would like to hawk this tiny new site @readepilogue, which is trying… https://t.co/nx2dX1MHAB @mcbob @GuidoReichstad1 @ClimateBen what are you hoping to add here?Breaking news on the Mayor @PeteButtigieg 's patrilineal origin We have a major scoop on the truth of Mayor Pete'… https://t.co/yaYpAJ2zrGOf course I originally found this because it references Ian McShane, my muse, my favorite actor. But I’m RT’ing it… https://t.co/SRfdZenN34
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldWhat’s so insane and pathetic about this NYT hit piece is that it’s criticizing Sanders’ plan for being too ambitio… https://t.co/lrg6jltwHO @nytclimate This is garbage. https://t.co/ksUi8xwQND
11/16
2019
@LFFriedman This is garbage. https://t.co/Os3zqjkC9Hpete buttigieg looks exactly like vizzini from princess bride @bswud @edwest https://t.co/7JL1qdcjCx @nytimes lol people in this article who ARE actual experts say the plan is good!!! https://t.co/9Ef7nRQClV
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldthis is pure propaganda, nothing whatsoever to do with science. if you want a scientific assessment have climate sc… https://t.co/5hS5MEE5Fz
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldNYT article claims that "experts" think Sanders' climate change plan is unscientific, implying it means experts on… https://t.co/JdqUZJIwWQ
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonald @unherd @edwest i wonder what it feels like to be garbage. maybe this 'writer' could tell us what it's like https://t.co/gvHn6fXH4cis it paranoid to feel like every one of these searchers is doing some kind of oppo research on my linked in? https://t.co/7Z2w4OezRgWe can't have nice things because a few doughy morons issued squirming from diamond-lined wombs directly into power… https://t.co/xVs82g33MaImagine having a life so comfortable, safe, & privileged that the idea of free broadband terrifies you this much https://t.co/t8cDo5BdTl"The rupture is going to be intense, Ian McShane is telling me. I remember that. Could we have stopped it? I asked… https://t.co/qd4VIowwYY
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonald @StuartBCapstick here's an attempt at The Trouble https://t.co/6xr9jYFaV4
11/15
2019
If you haven't yet, check out our sister publication, @readepilogue! They publish broadly on what it means to be al… https://t.co/Bg3BtWISL3
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonald @AlexCKaufman @_ppmv https://t.co/IYkhNVhdFh by @lynnspiracy at @thetroublemag @yungneocon @AlexCKaufman https://t.co/IYkhNVhdFh @lyta_gold @ambientGillian Am now feeling a need to know the whole CA team’s crop of daemons maybe Nathan can write… https://t.co/gA1mBVWSD9
11/14
2019
@Newsweek "oK bOoMeR' iS NOt clASs aNaLySis @70sBachchan Here’s an analysis of how we deal with that fact politically https://t.co/H80Kofq0e0 @DoctorVive Yes! @RL_Miller Something to consider! https://t.co/NuVVbSgpfp
11/13
2019
one thing that has radicalized me a lot is learning about energy materiality & geopolitics = coming to understand t… https://t.co/LtUUUa0TEX
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11/12
2019
@haleewalsh86 @WoobieTuesday @arimareiji hey hey, read the piece maybe 👍 @p_feif80 yeah man, much beauty still out there @WoobieTuesday @MrMusicSoftware thank you both, I appreciate it :)This is a Super Bad Vibes Take, I know. But if the left isn't going to confront this fact, then the beautiful glori… https://t.co/TtrzOXIsX3If socialist governments are inherently incapable of defending themselves and their constituents against hostile op… https://t.co/HHBroIAXWiI hope the US/UK left learns very quickly that if we don't have the capacity to defend against armed right-wing thu… https://t.co/rJTwLbtC6o @drvox https://t.co/q4IPkrxJDD
11/11
2019
I voted for Sanders in 2016, wrote this piece in May 2016 about why he was the only one likely to beat Trump (… https://t.co/Qxsup9BT9x @kcbwilliston Yeah, a good case could be made.. seems like may be a good premise for a column :)Any politics or modern history academic program that doesn't have this as a foundational element is at best worthle… https://t.co/AMRYWpHATl
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldone thing that has radicalized me a lot is learning about energy materiality & geopolitics = coming to understand t… https://t.co/LtUUUa0TEX @jmillerlewis Hello, fellow ________ Miller-________
11/10
2019
@BoltzmannBody I get that, but converting solar energy with tech requires mad intensity of resource extraction. Bui… https://t.co/jBagZzWY053,800 words to say "hey elders, let's band together in solidarity" or to say "ok boomer" ?? You decide https://t.co/X8T0NtYKKt @niallmacleodGP Those things aren't analogous and I wouldn't frame it that way. Fossil fuels provide dense & versat… https://t.co/7IsytKuNdS @_katiesaurus_ pls don't take this away from me @BoltzmannBody tweet-sized answer is conservation of matter/energy. There's only so much raw material we can extrac… https://t.co/Xb9Rid64FBIt it happens through crashes, it will be violent and the most brutal & well-coordinated groups will hoard most of… https://t.co/NhRwR1tNm8If it's deliberate, then it could be done safely, fairly, and in a way that most peoples' lives could improve as a… https://t.co/oHNjghbyx0This is why I say "degrowth is inevitable". This inflated energy capture is physically impossible to sustain, regar… https://t.co/SqL1HCn5VzThe challenge today is figuring out how to equitably and rapidly move that average energy capture rate back toward organic limitsWith fossil fuels, average per person, per day energy capture in the Global North is pushing 250,000 kilocalories (… https://t.co/mmiXV1vwWjSince domesticating their energy (that is, domesticating wild plants & animals with human use value), agricultural… https://t.co/QyrVBEmSKuModern humans have existed for roughly 300,000 years. For roughly 95% of that time, they were foragers. Foragers in… https://t.co/DQhBYf8Uff
11/9
2019
Whenever I see this kind of thing I make a decision to believe it’s the artist being deliberately subversive and th… https://t.co/R8Vsau81lAme, logging onto r/benshapiro & typing “the superiority of ‘western civilization’ is a silly construct devised by h… https://t.co/HzollHHrvjme, stumbles into undergrad econ seminar repeating “neoclassical economics is ideology not science” https://t.co/Uolr9zuUIq @LizMair https://t.co/ZrDeLed05M @jeffvandermeer ?? @n_thanki https://t.co/tqKGu6h6A5 @XRTotnes @DrEmilyGrossman thank you! @DrEmilyGrossman https://t.co/CDbcavtWxQ https://t.co/eEt7GDH0Lp @mosagrey https://t.co/WulPBFV3F9 @ne0liberal Of course it is. Bill gates is a soft-headed mediocrity who happened to be in the right place at the right time @chrissyteigen https://t.co/y3Rm3uvAhd @chrissyteigen https://t.co/qQ8lLze8GC
11/8
2019
hm perhaps having expertise in the earth's climate system is different from having expertise in how human systems o… https://t.co/eVVKLRYelUWarren is a coward who will never have the courage to stand up to the wealthy and the oil & gas industry, which wil… https://t.co/Rt3UawU9EU
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldBill Gates is worth $106.8 billion. We should make him pay $106.7 billion, minimum
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldBill Gates is worth $106.8 billion. We should make him pay $106.7 billion, minimum @fmanjoo @nytopinion https://t.co/FOJkIKrQMT @fmanjoo @nytopinion https://t.co/RahOXL4b6xWarren is a coward who will never have the courage to stand up to the wealthy and the oil & gas industry, which wil… https://t.co/Rt3UawU9EU @johnathanjguy mm i'm dreaming of a show where bill gates fights to the death in gladiatorial combat @MarxistSoccer @notmobydick https://t.co/9yzfiEzjmr @dabi_hawks @thehill not a dumb question! it's @JayInslee
11/7
2019
@THR ok boomers @mat_johnson sorry, Gen Z and millennials are already allied https://t.co/Z8qcrkRu1S
11/6
2019
@thetroublemag how about Hadean or Plutonian @thehill that's right,, like this one!!! https://t.co/cEmPEC703P
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonald @thehill that's right,, like this one!!! https://t.co/cEmPEC703PNew poem: https://t.co/ORdNzRh9bm "Since the civilizing process began we would often sing amid some new end times… https://t.co/oieCqf3D4Q
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldtag urself! https://t.co/kSgWVuFOL3
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldwhen the political establishment feeds you incremental solutions to the climate crisis but you’re not having it bec… https://t.co/V1s0YOTVjE
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11/5
2019
spent 6 mins on this. tell me what you think https://t.co/zLuXwhcIAi https://t.co/YnUqxvpkQx
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldtag urself! https://t.co/kSgWVuFOL3spent 6 mins on this. tell me what you think https://t.co/zLuXwhcIAi https://t.co/YnUqxvpkQx @cameron_kasky mine is better https://t.co/ByTc8h2GxG @prophethusband unsustainableIf you're interested in helping publish good writing that attempts to grapple with the massive transitions we're li… https://t.co/g4aYzz8OyC
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldWe have zero years left to completely reduce emissions in the industrialised world. We are dozens of years late. By… https://t.co/SOSd71D4xa
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonald“We need to decarbonize the economy so that we can prevent worse outcomes, the ones we’d rather not have to predict… https://t.co/pjyWKIaL5W
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonald @nottoowarmplz that's more like itHey all, @readepilogue (https://t.co/KTOD6R7S6t) is only just over a month old & we've already published beautiful… https://t.co/FjGPX2nnac
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldAm at a point where I give a shit about the Very Exciting Rise of Renewables a tiny fraction as much as I give a sh… https://t.co/9ZeK9zHzdH
Retweeted by Samuel Miller McDonaldhow does david attenborough witness firsthand the destruction of orangutans and thousands of acres of beautiful rai… https://t.co/2nlD3XFeBM
11/4
2019
@please_b_nice i'm a celebrityAm at a point where I give a shit about the Very Exciting Rise of Renewables a tiny fraction as much as I give a sh… https://t.co/9ZeK9zHzdH @CarlBeijer and in the same thread https://t.co/FOJkIKrQMT @CarlBeijer yeah I don't get why this is so hard for some people https://t.co/RahOXL4b6xIf you're interested in helping publish good writing that attempts to grapple with the massive transitions we're li… https://t.co/g4aYzz8OyCHey all, @readepilogue (https://t.co/KTOD6R7S6t) is only just over a month old & we've already published beautiful… https://t.co/FjGPX2nnac
11/3
2019

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