On the heels of reports earlier this month by Australian climate scientist Tim Flannery that atmospheric concentrations of CO2 has already reached dangerous levels not expected for another decade, it is reported today that a team of international scientists have found that carbon dioxide levels jumped 35% from 2000, much faster than expected and well beyond the worst […]Read More
It is unfortunate that any political agenda ever be introduced into a tragedy such as the recent mining tragedy in Utah, except that which will help insure it never happen again. Perhaps that is a naive notion, and the issue of energy policy is a complex one, but to blame a coal mine disaster on “green zealots” blocking oil […]Read More
Jihad; n. a holy war or pious quest – Webster’s Dictionary I am reticent to even use this word, as it has been abused so much in today’s world. From my own experience, when anyone uses the word it has little to do with any concept of a “holy war”, whatever that might be. Well, […]Read More
Yep, there’s those pesky quotes around the word “skeptic” again (read the previous post to find out why). You may consider yourself one, or you may be tired of fielding the same tired line from a “skeptic” close to you. I’ve found the perfect resource for all of you from Grist.com: A well organized listing of just […]Read More
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The plastic ocean
On the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, scientists find a surprise: Coastal life https://nbcnews.to/3IgDD3G
@earth_warming My sister always points out the human rights aspect of mining. Cobalt mining, for example, is tied to child labor in the DRC.
Saying you want to transition away from fossil fuels is one thing, doing it is another.
Biden Gulf Oil Sale Means More Drilling Within Legacy Chemical Dump Site https://bit.ly/3o6BK1m