Is your hamburger destroying the earth? Does your car offend Gaia? Should we all stop eating and shiver through the winter, to save the earth?
Tag: CLIMATE CHANGE
"The oceans will be as dead as Lake Erie in a decade". So said a Stanford ecologist in 1970. He also declared that "America will be subject to water rationing by 1974 and food rationing by 1980". Now, I'm all for having a clean environment and for eliminating waste (so let's get rid of half … Continue reading CLIMATE CHANGES
LOOKING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE
I scanned the weather forecasts a couple of weekends ago in desperation, praying that the below-freezing winds passing straight through my body as I worked outside would soon abate... Sure enough, temperatures, said the official forecasts, were going to rise daily over the next week until pleasantly mild. However, the cold remained locked in throughout … Continue reading LOOKING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE
TRUMP, SPACE, AND THE FINAL SOLUTION
Professor Stephen Hawking, one of the famous scientists many are trusting in for guidance to their chosen eternal abode (i.e. nowhere) recently stated that Trump, by rejecting the Paris accords on climate change, is single-handedly likely to turn earth into another Venus, "...with a temperature of two hundred and fifty degrees (Celcius) and raining sulphuric acid" (NOTE … Continue reading TRUMP, SPACE, AND THE FINAL SOLUTION
AM I HOT OR COLD IN THIS AGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE?
Am I cold, or hot, or both, or neither? In this age of "devastating climate change" it's difficult to know what my politically correct temperature should be... The temperature outside my house this morning, before wind-chill consideration, was -1 Fahrenheit, or -18 celsius. I live in the north-west corner of the United States: hardly the … Continue reading AM I HOT OR COLD IN THIS AGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE?