Tuesday Links: Yes, New York Is Sinking . . . etc. Posted on May 23, 2023May 23, 2023 by Jane Shaw Stroup New York City is sinking (1–2 millimeters a year) says a scientific paper, due to many people and heavy buildings. Can environmentalists buy out a mining site near Yellowstone? They need some $3 million more to do it. [Update: Make that just $2.45 million.] Electric trucks may have a better future than electric cars. The “Virtual Power Plant”: We drain your battery first. Then we cut off your heat. Image by André Natta is licensed under Creative Commons license CC BY 2.0.