CLIMATE OF WAR - One of the many lousy effects of the Russia/Ukraine war has been on the climate.
CLIMATE WATCH - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), in many respects, is a Delphic institution whose reports are a function of political discretion,
CLIMATE WATCH - Extreme climate hits Antarctica, smashing records, shocking scientists as temperatures soar 50F to 90F degrees above normal. Welcome to climate change’s newest upheaval.
CLIMATE - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-1 Monday to propose regulations that, for the first time, require companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions as well as their exposure to climate change risks.
BEE BUSINESS - “Help our bees!” “Save our pollinators!” As long as we consider them ours, can we save them? Here are four thoughts about protecting bees for bees’ sake.
CLIMATE WATCH - In the year 2021 methane (CH4) concentration in the atmosphere exceeded 1,900 ppb for the first time in human history recorded by Global Monitoring Laboratory, Earth System Research Laboratories, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
PLANNING WATCH - Since February 24, 2022, when Russian troops moved on the Ukraine, there have been a flurry of articles calling for the reduced use of fossil fuels.
CLIMATE WATCH - Current strategies to combat climate change aren't working.
CA DROUGHT - Californians used 2.6% more water in January compared to before the drought emergency was declared, a sign that urban residents are ignoring the state’s pleas to take the drought seriously and cut back.
ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY - California’s statewide water policy has evolved to better incorporate the realities of climate change in recent years, recognizing that natural processes are key drivers of sustainability.
ENVIRONMENT - Factory farms are the Grim Reapers of civilization, inhumanely penning up and slaughtering cows, pigs, and chickens by the tens of millions, as well as unintentionally, but effectively, poisoning, maiming and/or killing birds, insects, amphibians, mammals, and crucial life-supporting ecosystems that are key to human life. And, it’s legal.
CLIMATE WATCH - The egregious situation that has been inflicted on the people of Ukraine by the kleptocratic egotist Vladimir Putin has provided yet another opportunity for humanity to change course.