Links 12/4/18

Monarch butterflies disappearing from western North America Xerces Society (Chuck L). πŸ™

Dutch court rejects man’s request to be 20 years younger MPR News. Chuck L: “I think I’ll try that. USA courts might be more amenable.”

‘Awe-inspiring’ cave discovered in Canada’s wilderness BBC (David L)

David Attenborough: collapse of civilisation is on the horizon Guardian (Kevin W)

Climate Change First Became News 30 Years Ago. Why Haven’t We Fixed It? National Geographic (UserFriendly). Inertia.

New Metal-Air Transistor Replaces Semiconductors IEEE Spectrum. Chuck L: “If this pans out it will be huge.”

Book Review: Evolutionary Psychopathology Slate Star Codex (UserFriendly)

Novameat develops 3D-printed meat-free steak from plant-based proteins Dezeen (Chuck L)

A pond-dwelling virus just cured a man’s antibiotic-resistant infection

Stress eats holes in your brain StarTribune


Trump’s Advisers Struggle to Explain Deal He Says He Cut With Xi Bloomberg

The China trade reality show Asia Times

Gilet Jaunes

The People Of France Reject Macron’s Policies – How Long Can He Survive? Moon of Alabama (Kevin W)

Il a mis son gilet jaune comme les autres! LaDepeche. GoogleTranslate version. This does not bode will for fighting climate change:

Ce n’est pas non plus vraiment pour le prix de l’essence mais on est trop taxés et dire que c’est pour l’écologie, c’est une vaste fumisterie. On nous prend vraiment pour des idiots.

France fuel protests: ‘Yellow vests’ pull out of PM meeting BBC

Why France’s ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters are so angry The Conversation

Macron’s 5 impossible options in the Yellow Jacket crisis Politico

Paris rioting: French

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