Mar
21

It is only painful if you were paying attention in the first place

What “used to be” is painful to remember. Elegy for a Country’s Seasons by Zadie SmithThere is the scientific and ideological language for what is happening to the weather, but there are hardly any intimate words. Is that surprising? People in mourning tend to use euphemism; likewise the guilty and ashamed. The most melancholy of… Continue reading »

Mar
21

It is only painful if you were paying attention in the first place

What “used to be” is painful to remember. Elegy for a Country’s Seasons by Zadie Smith There is the scientific and ideological language for what is happening to the weather, but there are hardly any intimate words. Is that surprising? People in mourning tend to use euphemism; likewise the guilty and ashamed. The most melancholy… Continue reading »

Mar
13

In total, Luxor, the city of the famed Valley of the Kings, received nearly 1

In total, Luxor, the city of the famed Valley of the Kings, received nearly 1.2 inches of rainfall. This is nearly 30 times the average yearly rainfall for this desert land, which it received in just one day. Global Warming and a Mangled Jet Stream: Germany Breaks All-Time Record Highs for Early March, Aswan Egypt… Continue reading »

Mar
13

In total, Luxor, the city of the famed Valley of the Kings, received nearly 1.2 inches…

In total, Luxor, the city of the famed Valley of the Kings, received nearly 1.2 inches of rainfall. This is nearly 30 times the average yearly rainfall for this desert land, which it received in just one day. Global Warming and a Mangled Jet Stream: Germany Breaks All-Time Record Highs for Early March, Aswan Egypt… Continue reading »

Mar
12

Reality denied comes back to haunt

Reality denied comes back to haunt. – Philip K. Dick

Mar
12

Reality denied comes back to haunt

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Mar
01

We truly are a force to be reckoned with

The current pace of emission has no corollary in the geological record. Based on best observations, the fastest CO2 increases in the past were during either the PETM extinction event of 55 million years ago or the Permian Extinction, or Great Dying, of 250 million years ago. During these periods, rapid rates of CO2 increase… Continue reading »

Mar
01

We truly are a force to be reckoned with

The current pace of emission has no corollary in the geological record. Based on best observations, the fastest CO2 increases in the past were during either the PETM extinction event of 55 million years ago or the Permian Extinction, or Great Dying, of 250 million years ago. During these periods, rapid rates of CO2 increase… Continue reading »