Tag Archives: Environment

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 Has an ‘Impact’

April 2, 2020

Breezy-sunshine this early-evening Thursday lolling in California’s Central Valley. Another episode of the continuing crazy-ass nowadays. (Illustration: The Twin Towers withstanding an asteroid-induced tsunami from 1998’s “Deep Impact,” found here). Earlier in the afternoon during…

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…

California Drought, Again

February 21, 2020

Sunshine is good, but we really need rain to survive. Although our Pacific Northwest neighbors experienced drenching rainfall already this year, California has been pretty-much dry, somehow the storms missing us. Yesterday, the U.S. Drought…