Tag Archives: global warming

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.…

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…

‘Dire News’ — Climate Crisis as Oceans Boil at Hiroshima Atom-Bomb Rates

January 13, 2020

In the midst of an age of awful anxiety, here’s more to the weight — from the Guardian this morning: The heat in the world’s oceans reached a new record level in 2019, showing “irrefutable…

Climate Change and Shitty, Dangerous Weather

January 2, 2020

Sunshine and a bit warm this late-afternoon of the second day of 2020 here in California’s San Joaquin Valley, a brightness after some pretty-thick morning low-clouds/fog which chilled the shit out of everything. Weather in…