Category Archives: Energy

Fire On The Power — California Electrical Grid Threatened By Oregon Blaze: A Scenario That ‘Does Not Represent Random Bad Luck’

July 12, 2021

A bit cooler than ‘normal‘ this late-morning Monday here in California’s Central Valley, though, we’re scheduled for triple-digit temperatures again today, it’s off the full-blown crazy of this past weekend. Supposedly, we’re on a downward…

Climate Change — Net-Zero Emissions ‘Perhaps The Greatest Challenge Humankind Has Ever Faced’

May 18, 2021

In seemingly a preview to the near future, Joe Biden in aviator shades and cracking wise, test drove an electric truck today during a visit to a Ford plant in Michigan — net-zero emissions the…

Joe Biden’s Summit On Climate Change Due This Week As Majority Of Americans Say Address The Problem ‘Right Now’ — Republicans Not So Much

April 19, 2021

Beyond the knotty dung-drops happening right now — another shooting, closing arguments in the Derek Chauvin murder trial, Republicans whining about Maxine Waters talking truth, a drone flight on Mars, and so forth — a…

‘Global Trends’ — The Next 20 Years Don’t Look So Good

April 8, 2021

If the wordage, ‘Before Times,’ has become a catch-pin for life prior to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, from all indications it could also come to include the period in the next generation or…

‘Infrastructure Week’ — For Real This Time!

April 4, 2021

Anyone who does any driving — Before Times and the COVID pandemic, of course — can see our roadways, bridges and assorted, related structures are shot-to-shit and have been in crappy-dangerous condition for a long…

US Back In The Climate-Change Game: Kerry Speaks To UN Summit

January 25, 2021

One of the top-notch items on President Joe Biden’s agenda is a return full-steam to addressing climate change, which under T-Rump was not just put on a back burner, but tossed-off the stove completely. In…

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…