Category Archives: Energy

Shut-Down ‘Embarrassing for the Country’

January 11, 2019

(Illustration above: M.C Escher’s ‘Scholastica,’ found here). As the work-week comes to a close this Friday evening, the natural momentum of our terrifying times-of-history doesn’t have weekends off, so the ruthless grind of weird shit…

Caution: ‘Advance Notice of Something’

January 10, 2019

(Illustration by Handoko Tjung, found here). Sunshine though faded is fully-welcomed mid-afternoon Thursday here on California’s north coast, first real shine in awhile. Rain expected for tomorrow, maybe some sun on Saturday, but mostly just…

Emissions on the Increase ‘Sharply’

January 8, 2019

(Illustration found here) Beyond the T-Rump being a personal, nasty-piece-of-shit, he’s also a wide-ranging, worldwide, pathological villain — via the Guardian late this afternoon: A new analysis shows US greenhouse gas levels are increasing as the…

Global ‘Warming’ Has Become Global ‘Heating’

December 14, 2018

(Illustration found here). As our environmental situation shifts, the phrase, ‘climate change,’ and even ‘global warming,’ don’t express the reality — from Commondreams yesterday: “I’ve worked on this for 30 years and I’ve never been as…

Weathering the Climate

December 9, 2018

(Illustration: Artwork from the UN’s International Children’s Painting Competition, found here). Raindrops and gray — a wet-touch with color for this early-evening Sunday here on California’s north coast, the air all day clipped by some…

Climate and the Weather

December 5, 2018

(Illustration found here) Bright-sunny Wednesday here on California’s north coast, a bit of chill was in the ocean breeze, though, and now near evening-dark, there’s a bite to the cool — clear usually means cold,…

‘What Mess They Have Created’

December 4, 2018

A child will lead us, though, maybe too late — the UN climate conference in Katowice, Poland, is happening now, and today 15-year-old Greta Thunberg laid-down the real: “For 25 years countless people have come…

Tropical Forests CO2 ‘Source’ — Alarming Study

September 28, 2017

(Illustration found here). Even among the weird weather here on California’s north coast, a report this morning a bellwether/watershed story — via the Guardian: The world’s tropical forests are so degraded they have become a…

Harvey Horror: Chem Calamity

August 30, 2017

(Illustration found here). Beyond the mournful images of Hurricane Harvey’s staggering-impact on southeast Texas, the narrative could spin into a scenario of the worse kind of nightmare. Along the coast are a way-shitload of chemical…