Category Archives: Environment

‘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…

Climate Crisis — Time Running Out: ‘Now Here We Are’

November 18, 2019

Foggy-dark-already this early-evening Monday here on California’s north coast, closing time to another dark day which did carry occasional sparks of sunlight through low-hanging clouds, briefly shinning, then returning to dismal. Supposedly wet the next…

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…