1) A nice overview of the recent environmental justice lawsuit against California'a carbon cap and trade bill (via Stephen Zavetoski)
2) The perils of underinvesting in climate data infrastructure
3) Evidence of elite capture in China, and response (via Dave Pell)
4) “Bangalore used to be India’s cleanest city,” said Amiya Kumar Sahu, president of the National Solid Waste Association of India. “Now, it is the filthiest.” (via Stephen Hughes)
5) The long run impact of locust swarms (via Amir Jina)
6) Nate Silver, applied stats vs. punditry, and the "New Age of the Enlightenment"
7) Why it can be rational to vote (via Andrew Gelman)
8) Psychology's "replicability crisis" (via Ed Yong)
9) "At last count, tricks of social attraction have helped restore 49 seabird species in 14 countries, including some extremely endangered bird species."
10) Income inequality-related voting behavior by Congressional representative (via Upworthy)
11) Tropical cyclone landfall as inferred by tidal gauge maxima (PNAS, via Odbayar Batmunkh)