22
APR
2018

Atlantic Current At Risk??

This is very scary stuff.  And I think this article says it all.  Usually, I only highlight the salient items of articles I send out so that you can find the most important info quickly and easily if you don’t want to take the time to read the entire piece.  This time I...
22
APR
2018

Sierra Club Board Meeting February 22 – 24, 2018 Denver, Colorado

Sorry that this summary is so late getting to you.  There were some extenuating circumstances that caused the delay.  But here it is! Usually I try to summarize the theme of the meeting and reflect on how it all went.  But I am thinking of something different this time.  So,...
14
APR
2018

2017 Most Deadly and Costly Yet

The warming atmosphere is creating more and more weather turmoil and disasters.  For those who decry what climate mitigation will cost they should consider the cost of NOT doing everything we possibly can to minimize the impact some of which is already baked into our future.   Of...
01
APR
2018

What is Climate Change Costing You? Check Your Tax Bill or Our Federal Deficit

Continuing on the climate and weather are both changing theme, I hope you are not sticking your head in the sand and thinking that “I’m not being affected.”  We are ALL paying the cost of our fossil fuel addition ways.  Right here in Chicagoland, the flooding is...
01
APR
2018

Do You Really Care About Sea Ice?

Here’s more evidence of a warming climate and the affect it is having on our ecosystem the conclusion of which reflects the theme of most of my messages to you: “It is essential that we take action now to reduce emissions and move toward a low-carbon economy and...
31
MAR
2018

Greenland Is Coming to a Shore Near You

Continuing on the theme of showing the evidence and impact of a warming planet, here’s more on how the melting of the glaciers in Greenland is speeding up.  This, of course, will raise sea levels.  The impact of that will be enormous especially for all the human (and plant...
31
MAR
2018

Not Feeling Quite so Cold This Winter? You’re Not Imagining It.

I am continuing on with a series of messages about how the climate is warming and what the impact is on the ground.  The next several articles are designed to provide a broad overview of the many ways a warming planet is changing and the science behind this phenomenon. ...
25
MAR
2018

Is it HOT yet?

I am going to be sending you a few posts to insure that you don’t get complacent about the climate.  It is changing dramatically and fast and costing hundreds of billions of $$$$$$$ not to mention the human suffering.   Usually I highlight the most salient parts but it will...
11
MAR
2018

Breakthrough Cuts Solar Photovoltaic Cells in Half

The following article is kind of long and detailed about how a plant that will be producing state of the art silicon wafers for solar photovoltaic cells and create 1000 workers in upstate New York is now going to built overseas due to financing guarantees from the Department of...
11
MAR
2018

Are We There Yet?

I’ve had a few people get in touch to see if I am OK since I hadn’t sent anything since December.  Well, I’m fine but just took some time off from blogging.  But in that time I’ve been stockpiling material.   I’d like to start out the year reminding...