Category Archives: climate change

California Dreamin’ — Hot-Heat And Hurricanes

September 7, 2022

Already in triple digits this near-noon Wednesday here in California’s Central Valley — extremely hot outside in the sun right now, such as even a sojourn in the shade sucks. All record-breaking shit. Supposedly ‘cooler‘…

Climate Getting ‘Heat Dome’ Hot

August 31, 2022

Although it’s still fairly pleasant in the shade this near-noon Wednesday, the direct sunshine is hotter than shit here in California’s Central Valley as we encounter another ‘heat dome‘ driving temperatures to triple digits. Not…

Seal-Level Rise From Arctic Ice Melt — Worse Yet To Come

August 29, 2022

Cool and way-pleasant this near-noon Monday here in California’s Central Valley — well under triple digits as apparently we’re right now in a real-short lived (two days!) episode of crisp temperatures and comfortable ambiance when…

New Research: Arctic Heating Faster Than Previously Figured

August 11, 2022

In the politics involved with climate change — the House should sign off on the Inflation Reduction Act tomorrow, with its $369bn allotted to reduce America‚Äôs greenhouse gas emissions and invest in renewable energy sources,…

BFD: A Rose Is Still A Rose — Senate Passes IRA

August 7, 2022

Yes, indeed. It is a Big Fucking Deal. The value/impact comes not only from what’s in the Inflation Reduction Act itself but that the bill actually passed the Senate, despite the notorious Manchin-Sinema one-two franchise…

Exploding Denial — Republican State Treasurers Fighting Climate-Change Action

August 6, 2022

Not an unpleasant late-afternoon Saturday here in California’s Central Valley as temperatures are in the low 90s, and a gentle breeze even softens the air. Especially refreshing after a week’s worth of triple-digit heat —…