For all the talk, studies, reports, climate conferences, and marketing of Green Energy, human society has not curbed planetary warming. Climate systems are reacting to the warming humans have started; they are amplifying the effects. Most of my blog posts have soft pedaled the degree to which past … [Read more...]
Climate issues that are much in the news are added as posts listed below. The primary science and suggested outside links are provided under the initial statements.
The best and fastest carbon sequestration begins with better land stewardship, smaller plots planted more diversely - mimicking the diversity of a forest. Trees grow by root interaction in synergy with fungi, different fungi for fruit trees than nuts. For shallower root systems like vegetables, … [Read more...]
Fossil fuel subsidies cause more use of materials that warm the planet. We need to STOP giving extra money to fossil fuel companies as tax breaks and outright subsidies! These policies encourage greater usage and worsen our planetary environment. Many nations provide subsidies in the name of helping … [Read more...]
James Hansen and others talk of a CARBON FEE AND DIVIDEND (making a carbon tax revenue neutral.) Its very granular cost aspects gives every manager and family a real incentive to transition off fossil fuels. While he and others have spoken of the process, I've never seen or heard these plans … [Read more...]
Does Government have a DUTY to protect common resources for the people? This question, applied to the livability of our environment, has been challenged in various courts for nearly a decade under the Public Trust Doctrine. What is the latest news? On June 8, 2016, a federal judge denied a Trump … [Read more...]