Category Archives: Severe

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

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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

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Atmospheric CO2 Hits New Level

It seems to me… “Ground Control to Major Tom Commencing countdown, engines on Check ignition and may God’s love be with you.”  ~ Major Tom[i] – 1969, (David Bowie). Last week, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) was measured at over 400 … Continue reading

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Improve Our Power Grid

It seems to me… “Today, we can see with our own eyes what global warming is doing.  In that context it becomes truly irresponsible, if not immoral, for us not to do something.”  ~ Joe Lieberman. The U.S. must accept … Continue reading

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Climate Change Preparation

It seems to me… “We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.”  ~ Margaret Mead. As of summer’s end, 2011 was the driest year in 117 years of record keeping for New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana, and the … Continue reading

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