Tag: Climate Change

Burning in Seattle

It’s hot in the summertime. It’s always hot in the summertime. But it’s getting hotter each time Summer comes around. The Pacific Northwest here in the United States is baking right now and it’s a very serious situation. High Temperature records are being set… Continue Reading “Burning in Seattle”

Ghost Forests Haunting our Coast

I’m willing to bet the farm that you’ve never heard the term “Ghost Forest”. Until last week, I hadn’t either. Rising sea levels all along the Atlantic Sea Basin are wreaking havoc with many forests all up and down the East Coast. The dying… Continue Reading “Ghost Forests Haunting our Coast”

The Environmental File: another troubling sign

Climate scientists are doing great work, trying to get ahead of some of the many problems we’re facing as the damage we’ve done to the Earth becomes more and more apparent. The way rainfall is distributed around our planet is changing. And, as you… Continue Reading “The Environmental File: another troubling sign”

The Glaciers of Greenland are

The glaciers of Greenland are retreating at a frightening pace. One of the sad illusions to which many of us cling tightly is that humanity will eventually “get it” and we’ll get off our collective ass and finally act. That may or may not… Continue Reading “The Glaciers of Greenland are”

More signs of trouble

Here in the US, most of us are very much focused on the upcoming election and all the unprecedented, insane drama coming from Washington. It’s hard to imagine it being any other way. But while we’re dealing with a never-ending stream of outrages and… Continue Reading “More signs of trouble”

From the Eco File: Yes, 100° in Siberia

You know I keep a close eye on what’s happening with our Planet. Doing so can be really draining, as many of you no doubt know. The latest distressing but very important news to land in my inbox: the Siberian town of Verkhoyansk recorded… Continue Reading “From the Eco File: Yes, 100° in Siberia”

Paying Attention and Taking Action

Climate Scientists have been sounding the alarm for years about how the Earth is warming and how big changes are on the way for all of us. The signs that our planet is changing–and changing very fast–are so numerous that it’s hard to know… Continue Reading “Paying Attention and Taking Action”

Trouble in the Arctic, Trouble Everywhere

As many of you no doubt know, I post about environmental issues regularly. That’s true of thousands of bloggers, of course. I usually give a great deal of thought to whether the tone of my posts is too dark. I often agonize over such… Continue Reading “Trouble in the Arctic, Trouble Everywhere”

The National Climate Assessment

The comprehensive  report about Climate Change and its consequences is called the National Climate Assessment and it was released about ten weeks ago. I noted that the report had been released at that time but failed to put together a post about it. But, obviously, the assessment is… Continue Reading “The National Climate Assessment”

Tabasco HQ is in deep trouble!

I keep one eye open for important stories about worsening climate change. There’s certainly no shortage of those these days. This article is about one spot where the results of warming and the accompanying rise in sea levels is affecting the heart of Cajun… Continue Reading “Tabasco HQ is in deep trouble!”