The newspaper had a map of each country’s carbon footprint per person. Something like this one from Wikipedia. This is one of those graphics that misleads with statistics. The U.S. seems top of the charts here, but one has to recall that the ranking is per person. Compare, for example, China or India, which have […]
I’ve just started John Keegan’s The First World War, on a topic of which I know little other than the abbreviated, over-simplified summary found in my high school textbook. The chapter on Schlieffen’s Plan brings to mind a question. What if Alfred von Schlieffen had read One Hundred Hungry Ants while working on his plan?