Tag Archives: Environment

Just the Facts, Ma’am

December 12, 2018

(Illustration above: Pablo Picasso’s ‘Weeping Woman,’ found here). Punch-back is in the wind — good attitude already from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who today took rightful-issue with White House spin-noddle Kellyanne Conway on reality, not “alternative facts.”…

Weathering the Climate

December 9, 2018

(Illustration: Artwork from the UN’s International Children’s Painting Competition, found here). Raindrops and gray — a wet-touch with color for this early-evening Sunday here on California’s north coast, the air all day clipped by some…

Climate and the Weather

December 5, 2018

(Illustration found here) Bright-sunny Wednesday here on California’s north coast, a bit of chill was in the ocean breeze, though, and now near evening-dark, there’s a bite to the cool — clear usually means cold,…

‘What Mess They Have Created’

December 4, 2018

A child will lead us, though, maybe too late — the UN climate conference in Katowice, Poland, is happening now, and today 15-year-old Greta Thunberg laid-down the real: “For 25 years countless people have come…

‘The Confused US President’ and ‘Self-reinforcing Feedbacks’

December 1, 2018

Once again, Argentina doesn’t cry: Something moronic and oafish comes our way, represents us on a literal world stage: After pausing for a couple photos, Trump is seen on video shaking Macri’s hand and then…

‘This Giant Disconnect’ — “…they said I looked like Elvis”

November 26, 2018

Another Monday here on California’s north coast, and another lark of sorrow — the T-Rump’s hard-headed, bat-shit-crazy take on that devastating climate-change report from last Friday (HuffPost): “I don’t believe it,” he told reporters outside…

Climate Change — Tossed in the Friday News Dump

November 23, 2018

Insult to injury sort of, climate change continues unabated — new report yesterday on greenhouse gases from the World Meteorological Organization Bad bottom line per Common Dreams: “The last time the Earth experienced a comparable…

Tropical Forests CO2 ‘Source’ — Alarming Study

September 28, 2017

(Illustration found here). Even among the weird weather here on California’s north coast, a report this morning a bellwether/watershed story — via the Guardian: The world’s tropical forests are so degraded they have become a…

Harvey Horror: Chem Calamity

August 30, 2017

(Illustration found here). Beyond the mournful images of Hurricane Harvey’s staggering-impact on southeast Texas, the narrative could spin into a scenario of the worse kind of nightmare. Along the coast are a way-shitload of chemical…