ECOSYSTEM - “With 35% loss globally since 1970, wetlands are our most threatened ecosystem, disappearing three times faster than forests.
FOSSIL FUEL ADDICTION - Civilization has benefited from more than 6,000 products made from the oil derivatives manufactured out of raw crude oil at refineries.
THE ENVIRONMENT - Do you want to develop the superpower of seeing decades, even centuries, into the future?
CLIMATE WATCH - Deadly fires, persistent drought, extreme floods and lost homes are part of the California Legislature’s stark forecast for the effects of climate change.
CLIMATE WATCH - The canary in the coal mine is dead. He died of heat prostration.
CLIMATE WATCH - It’s entirely possible that doomsayers of the world, though widely ridiculed, could be on target about the prospects for global societal collapse.
CLIMATE WATCH - California’s once-abundant salmon runs are on the verge of collapse.
EPA WATCH - This essay was written before I got word that:(a) hundreds of women and others were surrounded by Capital Police and facing arrest in militant protests on behalf of recently stripped abortion rights outside the illegitimate Christian Fascist United States Supreme Court on the morning of Thursday, June 30, 2022;
CLIMATE WATCH - America loves its military. It should, because it’s the most expensive defense force of all time.
CA SENATE BILL 54 - The legislative path to reducing plastic waste in California became significantly clearer on Tuesday when the Assembly Natural Resources Committee voted 9-0 to approve a bill that targets the production of single-use plastic packaging and foodware in the state over the next decade.
CLIMATE WATCH - Last year, worldwide energy-related CO2 topped 36B tons. That’s a new world record.
FOSSIL FUELS - Mother Earth’s affair with coal goes back in time to when swampy forests predominated the planet 360 to 299 million years ago during the Carboniferous Period of the late Paleozoic Era.