Category Archives: Environment

Coronavirus Info Death Rattle — Depends on the Source (And Sense)

March 19, 2020

Little wonder we’re having trouble getting a handle on COVID-19 here in the US, bullshit is sinking the playing field, not leveling it (h/t BJ): Yet the assholes at Fox News shifted their views without…

COVID-19, Climate Change and Youthful Arrogance: ‘If I Get Corona, I Get Corona’

March 18, 2020

In recent years, maybe the last decade or so, climate change has so galvanized my focus on how serious a concern it is for civilization, and for everybody’s children, I used to get depressed, sad…

Tropical Forests Losing Ability to be ‘Carbon Sinks’ — New Research

March 4, 2020

(Illustration found at National Geographic). A new climate report that’s more than a little ominous — the Guardian this afternoon: Tropical forests are taking up less carbon dioxide from the air, reducing their ability to…