Tag: Global Warming

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”

A grim milestone for Earth

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography is one of many scientific bodies that monitor CO2 levels on our planet and they noted in the last few days that we’ve crossed an alarming threshold. After examining the data for the month of April, they’re announcing that… Continue Reading “A grim milestone for Earth”

Climate Scientists Issue Second Warning: We Are Killing the Earth

We are killing our planet. Humanity received a first warning from scientists who specialize in the environment in 1992. Nothing changed. Exploitation of our planet for her resources–often in the most rapacious and unsustainable ways–has only accelerated. The Paris Agreement is a very substantial… Continue Reading “Climate Scientists Issue Second Warning: We Are Killing the Earth”

Florida is Burning Up in the Summer of 2016

It’s really, really hot out there. Not that I’m telling you anything you didn’t already know. The other day I glanced at the temperature indicator on my dash on the way home. Even though it’s crazy-hot out there, I was a bit surprised to… Continue Reading “Florida is Burning Up in the Summer of 2016”