Category Archives: Weather

Agriculture Not What It Used To Be

It seems to me…. “Conventional agriculture has never succeeded in feeding the world, and it’s never produced anything good to eat. For the future, we need to look toward alternatives.” ~ Dan Barber[1]. The future of agriculture, specifically traditional farming, … Continue reading

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2016 – The Year That Was

It seems to me…. “For 18 years I have resisted talking about current events. I am not going to start now.” ~ George H. W. Bush[1]. 2016 was comprised of many little things: while some events over the past year … Continue reading

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Republican Campaign Fixation

It seems to me…. “I’m not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of … Continue reading

Posted in Abu Ghraib, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Afghanistan, Climate, Debt, Economic, Economy, Elections, Environment, George W. Bush, Global Warming, Growth, Healthcare, Hillary Clinton, Hurricane, Iraq, ISIS, Katrina, Middle-East, Military, National, Obama, Osama bin Laden, Petroleum, Presidential, Racism, Recession, Recession, Recovery, Recovery, Stimulus, Vietnam War, Walter Reed hospital | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Climate Change Sources

It seems to me…. “Recent warming coincides with rapid growth of human-made greenhouse gases. The observed rapid warming gives urgency to discussions about how to slow greenhouse gas emissions.” ~ James Hansen[1]. Climate-change deniers who claim environmental fluctuations to be … Continue reading

Posted in albedo, Antarctic, anthropogenic, Arctic, Asia, Carbon Dioxide, Change, China, Climate, Climate Change, CO2, Environment, Europe, Global Warming, Global Warming, Greenhouse, Greenland, Hawaii, jet stream, Keeling Curve, Little Ice Age, Medieval Climate Optimum, Medieval Warm Period, Methane, methane, Milankovitch Cycles, Mona Loa, North America, Permafrost, permafrost, Rossby waves, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Climatic Impact

It seems to me… “The increasing frequency of extreme weather events, droughts and floods is in line with what climate scientists have been predicting for decades – and evidence is mounting that what’s happening is more severe than predicted, and … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon, Carbon Dioxide, Change, Climate, Climate Change, Coal, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Global Warming, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, Mesozoic, Paleozoic, Permian Mass Extinction, Protection, Sea Level, Severe, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Events of 2013

It seems to me…     “History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.”  ~ Ambrose Bierce. While there was much in 2013 that was memorable, … Continue reading

Posted in ACA, Affordable Care Act, Africa, Bomb, Boston, Change, China, Climate, Coup, Cyclone, Disaster, Egypt, Extremists, Funding, Government, Haiyan, Health, Healthcare, Hosni Mubarak, Insurance, Insurance, Iran, Iran, Marathon, Massachusetts, Mohamed Morsi, Moon, Nelson Mandel, NSA, Nuclear, Obamacare, Pope, Pope Francis, Prism, Response, Shut Down, South Africa, Space, Surveillance, Typhoon, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Wildland Fires

It seems to me… “You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you.  You have to go to them sometimes.” ~ A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh. It seems that every summer the … Continue reading

Posted in Beetles, Change, Climate, Fire, Forest, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Intervention, Mountain Pine, Pacific Decadal Oscillation, Suppression, Wildland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments