Category Archives: Energy

Methane Sucks for the T-Rump

February 20, 2020

A major environmental report largely ignored  — methane is an air bitch: from ScienceAlert yesterday on a new study published in Nature: Methane is an ‘invisible climate menace’ — roughly 30 times more potent as a…

‘Dire News’ — Climate Crisis as Oceans Boil at Hiroshima Atom-Bomb Rates

January 13, 2020

In the midst of an age of awful anxiety, here’s more to the weight — from the Guardian this morning: The heat in the world’s oceans reached a new record level in 2019, showing “irrefutable…

Climate Change and Shitty, Dangerous Weather

January 2, 2020

Sunshine and a bit warm this late-afternoon of the second day of 2020 here in California’s San Joaquin Valley, a brightness after some pretty-thick morning low-clouds/fog which chilled the shit out of everything. Weather in…

Round Three Tomorrow of the Infamous PSPS ‘Pisser’

October 28, 2019

Clear skies and chilly this early-evening Monday on California’s north coast, and a return of electrical power just a couple of hours ago, a short respite until another “PSPS Piss-Piss” scheduled for tomorrow morning —…

Our Electrical Grid: ‘The Stressors of a Changing Climate’

October 25, 2019

Clear and a bit chilly this early-evening Friday here on California’s north coast — another nice day in preparation for tomorrow’s electrical shut-down. And according to the latest, maybe the outage could last up to…

PSPS Pisser

October 24, 2019

Near-windless, bright and warm this Thursday afternoon on California’s north coast, and despite the beautiful day, another ride on the edge of darkness supposedly this weekend punctures any kind of happy balloon. We’re going into…

Greenland Ice ‘Simply Melting’ But Way-Fast

January 21, 2019

(Illustration found here). Sunshine Monday here on California’s north coast and bright skies, though, tempered by a chilled breeze, tapered only by a wind block, maybe a house or building — I walked to Safeway…