Category Archives: Energy

Despite Climate Change Already Here Now, Coal, Worse CO2 Emitter, Increases Production — IEA Report

July 29, 2022

Even just a couple of days after the Senate’s Manchin/Schumer spending agreement which included $370-billion to fight climate change (weirdly also called for increased lease sales on federal land for oil and gas drilling), coal…

Frightful New UN Climate Report: ‘The Bleakest Warning Yet’ — War In Ukraine Maybe A Template For Action

February 28, 2022

Near-hot just at mid-day Monday here in California’s Central Valley as temperatures generate more than just warmth as maybe the weather feels as if it could leap spring altogether,  and crunch face-first into summer. Weather…

Quake A Volcano Eruption And Get A Tsunami

January 15, 2022

On top of all the other shit we got going, today/yesterday a big-ass volcano/earthquake: (Illustration found here). The event a peculiar one with a massive volcano eruption enabling a 5.8 earthquake, a double-bang situation that…

On The Eve Of COP26, The Climate Looks Bad — ‘Time Has Passed For Diplomatic Niceties’

October 30, 2021

(Illustration: ‘Increasing Forest Fire Activity,’ (watercolor and colored pencil, 2015), by Jill Pelto, and found here). On the eve of the UN climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, our environment is reeling from one catastrophe to…

CO2 Surging Into The Atmosphere, Swamps Climate Change Goals — ‘We Are Way Off Track’

October 25, 2021

Partly cloudy with an occasional glimpse of sunshine here in California’s Central Valley — our version of the first big storm of the season was quick and short with hard rain ending this morning.  Although…

Dark Future With Climate Change

October 20, 2021

(Illustration: ‘Mammoths from the Ice Age,’ 1969 (gouache on paper), by Angus McBride, and found here). Overcast and maybe a bit on the warm side this late-afternoon Wednesday here in California’s Central Valley — rain…

Greta Thunberg Pokes World Leaders For Lackluster Climate Action — ‘Blah, Blah, Blah’

September 28, 2021

Windy and a bit on the chilly side this late-afternoon Tuesday here in California’s Central Valley — after months of outrageous heat, a weather shift in a time of climate change. And of which, climate-change…

Warning From New Climate Analysis: US Emissions Cut Deemed ‘Insufficient’ To Keep Down Worse Aspects Of Global Warming (World Failing)

September 15, 2021

On this day after here in California, it’s back off the recall and to the business of wildfires, which are made worse by climate change, which seems to be in the early stages of being…

Climate Change vs COVID — ‘Unfortunately There Is No Vaccine For Climate Change’

August 2, 2021

In the current stock of things this Monday afternoon — like Greece. Today the CDC put Greece and 15 other countries on a “Level 4: COVID-19 Very High” shit list for Americans to travel due to…