Tag Archives: climate change

Heat in Time — ‘A Kind of Vicious Circle’

July 2, 2020

Hot but manageable this late-afternoon Thursday here in California’s Central Valley — temps have been high-90s this week, but by the weekend, supposedly back into the unbearable triple digits. Heat in the summer time… In…

Record High CO2 — Climate Scientist: ‘A reminder that climate change is not on pause in any way, shape or form’

June 4, 2020

Just short of the Thursday noon hour here in California’s Central Valley with temperatures near 100-degrees already as we get set for another hot/hottest afternoon ahead. Not much breeze, either, which makes the heat feel…

COVID-19 and Climate Change and ‘Locust Swarms’

April 25, 2020

Breezy Saturday afternoon in California’s Central Valley, laptop in the backyard on the glass table under the umbrella and live tapping, clicking on the outside. A good setting in our current form of environmental/health/living scenario.…

Climate of the Environment: COVID-19 ‘Haunting Humans’ For Years to Come

April 15, 2020

My cell-phone tells me it’s Wednesday, so we’ll go with that, despite the real fact it feels like yesterday, or a week ago. In a convoluted era of surreal craziness, this is by far one…

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…