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Explainer: The IPCC’s August 2021 Climate Change Report

The organization that has both received the Nobel Peace Prize and has been called the “gold standard” on climate change science has just issued its latest installment of its ongoing series of reports. The takeaway from the report is, “Oh crap, this is bad.” On August 9, 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) …

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

One year ago today, January 7, 2018, I was on a business trip to Oklahoma City. Earlier that morning I noticed a slight distortion in the vision of my right eye along the very bottom, almost as though there was mucus along my eyelid. It had been two years since I had experienced NAION, https://tinyurl.com/y72a6xfp, …

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NAAION

Joel Burcat contracted non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy in his left eye in July 2016. This disease caused permanent blindness in that eye. While he could still see, he could no longer see well enough to read out of that eye and the disease made correction–either through lenses or an operation–impossible. On January 7, 2018, …

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