Category Archives: Energy

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…

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…