Category Archives: Politics

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…

California Governor: COVID-19 Tests Give ‘A Sense of What We’re Dealing With”

March 12, 2020

Another delightful post this afternoon from Alexandra Petri at the Washington Post: On Wednesday, the president sat behind the Resolute Desk and addressed the nation with soothing and accurate words about the coronavirus. Unfortunately none…

Italian Doctors Fighting Coronavirus Warns — ‘We wish to convey a strong message: Get ready!’

March 10, 2020

Although the irony is absolutely lost, the T-Rump claiming Joe Biden ‘“doesn’t know where he is, or what he’s doing” ‘ is way-remarkable in the context of the reality actually infused in our so-called president.…

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…

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…