13
MAY
2018

Kids Are Suing for Their Future and Winning!!

Here is another example of how our youth are standing up and advocating for their own future.  There are several lawsuits that may seem problematic and far fetched at first but are gaining traction in court.  Each one continues to move forward step by step. At their core, they...
06
MAY
2018

How About Some Optimism?

Since I’ve been writing about how horrible the impact of Global Climate Change is likely to be, I thought I’d pass on a more optimistic view.  Besides, some of you have been responding to me siting information showing that things aren’t as dire as I make them...
06
MAY
2018

An Uninhabitable Phoenix?

I know.  I said that the last post would be the last about how the warming climate is impacting our society.  But I just couldn’t help myself with this article since it dovetails perfectly with my previous message.   “That river is drying up. This winter, snow in the...
06
MAY
2018

How Critical is the Rocky Mountain Snowpack?

I am continuing one more time with my messaging about the impact on the physical impact that a warmer climate will increasingly have on our society due to climate change.  While skiers and the towns and businesses around the world that rely on an adequate snowfall and snowpack...
03
MAY
2018

OMG!! It’s Happening NOW.

The following report that was published this morning simply confirms all that I’ve been writing about recently.  The atmosphere is rapidly being altered by our combustion of fossil fuels which is releasing CO2 and causing unprecedented weather events.   This revelation...
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...
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...