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The Big Gamble:  Betting Our Future on Ignorance?

The Big Gamble: Betting Our Future on Ignorance?

The following Newsweek opinion piece’s principal message is that the current COVID-19 pandemic should teach us the lesson about the cost of failing to recognize foreseeable disasters and take actions to mitigate them.  Denying the science behind pending catastrophes doesn’t make them go away.   “The real discussion we should be having is not about the age-old debate of big government versus small…

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Coming to a City Near You: Horrifying Ramifications of Excessive Heat

Coming to a City Near You: Horrifying Ramifications of Excessive Heat

Reading the following article from Rolling Stone Magazine, I don’t know where to begin.  If you’ve ever read one of their feature articles you know how long they are.  So, I am reluctant to use them in my postings.  Yet, this one is so compelling.  It is about the impact of extreme heat that is coming as a result of climate change.…

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111 degrees in France, a Record. This is What Climate Crisis Looks Like Today.  Imagine 10 Years from Now!

111 degrees in France, a Record. This is What Climate Crisis Looks Like Today. Imagine 10 Years from Now!

Normally I wouldn’t send you another piece of news so soon after my last post but this article was simply too compelling and extreme for me to wait. All I can say is read the whole thing.  It is horrifying.  And it’s coming to your city or town eventually. Especially if you are in Phoenix, LA, Las Vegas, Atlanta or…

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It’s Exponentially Worse Than You Are Thinking…

It’s Exponentially Worse Than You Are Thinking…

  I’ve been telling you for years and years that our warming planet was headed for consequences much greater than was being predicted by main stream scientists and reported by the main stream media.  I warned that consequences would happen faster and with more impact than most people were willing to say to the public.  But as I’ve delineated in the last…

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Can We Develop DAC (Direct Air Capture) Technology to Help Save the Planet?  Not Without Help

Can We Develop DAC (Direct Air Capture) Technology to Help Save the Planet? Not Without Help

In my last post the other day I wrote about how a new method of producing concrete has the potential of removing massive amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere if adopted as the only way of cement production on a world wide scale.  It is becoming increasingly certain that to keep the climate from destroying our way of life we not only need…

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10 Months Later the Story’s Still the Same: Trump is Irrelevant

10 Months Later the Story’s Still the Same: Trump is Irrelevant

Last June after the Trump Administration announced that is was going to roll back the Obama era fuel economy standards I told you not to worry about that.  Here’s the link to that posting.  Don’t Fret CAFE Rollbacks 10 months later the message is still the same and what I said then is being reiterated again now…   “”It’s a global…

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Ringing The Alarm Bell NOW

Ringing The Alarm Bell NOW

I know.  I know.  I keep sending you articles about extreme weather and its consequences.  It’s because it’s my perception that most people, especially those in the US, haven’t yet come to grips with how bad the circumstances are that we are already experiencing around the planet due to the increased heat in the atmosphere .  And, therefore, how much worse it is…

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The World’s Driest Desert is Flooding

The World’s Driest Desert is Flooding

If you are still thinking that extreme weather from a warming planet is still years away and that we have time to react, you’d better start paying attention to what is already happening all over the globe.  It’s time to listen carefully to the scientists and start making dramatic changes NOW before things get really out of hand or we move past…

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Hindu Kush Himalayan Region is Important Too

Hindu Kush Himalayan Region is Important Too

In the last article I sent out it mentions the world’s ‘Third Pole”.  That region is the Hindu Kush Himalayan mountains.  And a warmer climate is melting it as well.   “Glaciers in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, which spans eight countries in South Asia from Afghanistan to Myanmar, could lose more than a third of their volume by the end…

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The Enormous Impact of Melting Ice

The Enormous Impact of Melting Ice

There is so much quotable news in the article below I don’t know where to start.  Basically, this piece consolidates many of the warnings I’ve been writing about forever.  The main points: A warming planet will melt glaciers and ice sheets around the world. This will lead to sea level rise that will put costal communities in grave danger in a multitude of ways. Changing…

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