Category Archives: Economics

The Climate Mobilization War

THIS IS NOT OUR FUTURE The Climate Mobilization Victory Plan: Foreword Paul Gilding September 16, 2016   http://www.postcarbon.org/the-climate-mobilization-victory-plan-foreword/ Ed. note: The Climate Mobilization Victory Plan, written by Ezra Silk, is a policy document that tangibly demonstrates how the U.S. could … Continue reading

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Climate Disruption Part 2 – 11 Months with Record Warm for our Globe

It’s not my language and it’s not an anomaly.  This is the headline that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has put out on their website on April 19th 2016. Here is their article verbatim: At the risk of sounding … Continue reading

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Water, Water, Everywhere…But Here!

Certain parts of the United States have had an extremely wet winter and spring. The upper mid-west had snowstorm after snowstorm, Pensacola, Florida had 19 inches of rain in one day! But forget about rain in California and the Southwest. … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday – Vegetarianism as a Climate Change Control Agent?

Meatless Monday could become an effective method to reduce Greenhouse Gases! A recent article in the Slate.com in their Health and Science page is about Vegetarianism and it’s potential impact on climate change.  We have known for years that it … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume – 10 – Battling the Urban Heat Island Effect!

There have been many studies that show concrete and asphalt and Urban Sprawl increase the temperatures of our Cities and our World! The Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect is a huge topic. There is study after study devoted to investigating … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume 9 – Food Management

How much food do you waste a week? Americans on a whole waste more food than most people in the world. From NPR, the NRDC, as well as CNN reports of food waste by Americans is eye-opening!  An estimated 40% … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume 8 – Solar Lighting!

How many of you out there turn lights on inside your house during the day? I know I am guilty of such an offense, but unless you have large windows and plenty of sunlight during the day, there are many … Continue reading

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Are Electric Cars for you?

My first question to myself was…How Many different electric cars are there for sale? Ever since I put solar panels on my house and reduced my electric bill considerably, I have been thinking….Maybe I should get an electric car to … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume 6 – Water Conservation and Harvesting

Is Peak Water going to be a Limiting Factor to growth and production? Peak Water is getting a lot of discussion lately.  In 2010, the New York Times used “Peak Water” as one of the Words of the Year!  Morgan … Continue reading

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Adaptation -Volume 4 – Aluminum Cans for Heat?

Can you believe it? Aluminum cans as a heat Source! I never thought something could be so simple as this.  An inexpensive way to generate heat from the sun that is based on the use of used aluminum cans.  This … Continue reading

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