Tag Archives: global warming

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…

Orange and Black vs Climate Change — Orange the Horror

September 17, 2019

Rainy and gray this early-evening Tuesday here on California’s north coast — more like a drizzle, but will get you soaking wet in minutes. Tomorrow rain forecast again with sunshine maybe on Thursday. Also tomorrow,…

‘The Bahamas is Presently at War and Being Attacked by Hurricane Dorian’

September 2, 2019

Sunshine this late-afternoon Monday here on California’s north coast — been a fine Labor Day, with a chilly component found in the shade. Fog this morning beach-side on a dog walk at Ma-le’l Dunes; the…

Climate Scientists/Research ‘Are Sounding an Alarm’

August 14, 2019

Sunshine, wind and blue skies this Wednesday late-afternoon here on California’s North Coast. We’re apparently in our warmth of summer (seaside definition of ‘warmth‘) with tomorrow’s temps maybe in the mid-70s. A dog walk/run in…