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‘Pineapple Express’ To Drench California — Albeit Drought Resistant, However

October 23, 2021

Overcast this late-afternoon Saturday here in California’s Central Valley, a set-up for the massive rainstorms coming tomorrow and lasting through Monday — an early-in-the-season ‘atmospheric river‘ is expected to dump 1.5-to-2-inches of rain on us…

Hurricane Ida So Strong It Briefly Changed The Direction Of The Mississippi River — A Preview Of Storms To Come

August 29, 2021

Another heavy-air scorcher this late-afternoon Sunday here in California’s Central Valley, though, skies today were a little less rusty-brown with the onset of some decent winds which kept the sunshine fairly-bright and a sharper yellow.…

Global Heat: High ‘Wet Bulb Temperatures’ Intolerable For Humans

March 8, 2021

(Illustration: ‘Global Warming,’  abstract-acrylic, by  Dennis Nadeau, and found here). Beyond the normal calamities of everyday life nowadays, like COVID-19 and whatever Republicans are up to, some old-fashion back-burner news on our swiftly-deteriorating envirnoment getting…

Climate Change — Biden Takes ‘Whole-of-Government Approach’ To Handling The Crisis

January 27, 2021

Weather and climate hit the top spot for news this Wednesday morning as winter storms coast-to-coast are wreaking havoc across the board — here in California’s Central Valley we’re in the middle of heavy rains…

2020 Hottest Year On Record: ‘A Precursor Of More To Come’

January 14, 2021

Although all the screaming in the news cycle right now is primarily US domestic bullshit, any emphasis on the ugly elephant in the room (not the GOP) right now, which is climate change, goes near-about…

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…