Tag Archives: climate change

When Did You Realize: We’re Screwed

The data is pretty clear. Human life on this planet, as we know it, is on its descent. Ten thousand years after we harnessed the extractive possibilities of agriculture, we are racing through the planet’s resources—and heating it up in … Continue reading

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US and China – Going Green

The United States is going green, albeit in fits and starts, with modest increases in automobile fuel efficiency, a smattering of wind power, and a shrugging acceptance of electric cars.  Conservation is not a word that falls easily off the … Continue reading

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Over the Top

Even after all these years I am a kid on a plane. I clamor for the window seat and poke my face to the window during takeoff and landing.  Every time I am awed by the immensity of our earth; … Continue reading

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Water Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink

When the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge penned the line, Water, water everywhere not any drop to drink in the Rime of the Ancient Mariner, in 1798, water’s prevalence on this earth might have reached its apex.  Barely three hundred … Continue reading

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