Category Archives: Political Action

Arizona Proposition 127-which Special Interest Group can you believe?

So, as I sit and watch television I am confused by the numerous political ads both for and against Prop 127. So I decided to review the information on both groups funding those ads. What is Prop 127? The Prop … 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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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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What is the significance of Typhoon Haiyan?

It was only last week when Typhoon Haiyan (Locally called Yolanda) made landfall in the Philippines. This typhoon was bringing with it sustained winds of 195 mph with gusts to 235 mph.  Weather researchers and meteorologists around the world … Continue reading

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Get Rid of the Plastic Bag!

It Has Always Been a Pet Peeve of Mine What do you usually see as you drive along our highways?  Plastic bags hanging from tree branches?  Plastic bags cluttering up the gutters?  Plastic bags swirling in the wind? or Plastic … Continue reading

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Urban Sprawl, a Vision From Space!

Urban Sprawl has a major impact on all our Resources! In the Sun Belt Areas of our country, phenomenal growth has occurred over the past 30 years.  Satellite images from 1984 through 2012 show the impacts on the Landscape in … Continue reading

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Play the VENTUS Game and help map CO2 Emissions!

Have you ever thought that if enough people said it enough times that something would be done about it? Well, that’s what it’s like with climate scientists around the world.  They keep saying it but nothing really gets done quickly … Continue reading

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To Frack or not to Frack…that is the Question!

We got a lot of figuring out to do! On the one hand its great to see major coal burning electrical plants converting to much cleaner burning”Natural Gas” it will certainly reduce CO2 emissions and particulate matter (black carbon).  On … Continue reading

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Earth Day Again – April 22nd – Has Anything Changed?

Where were you on the first Earth Day – April 22nd, 1970? Ok, maybe you were just a child, maybe you weren’t even born yet.  Maybe you are a baby boomer and kinda remember it!  There was a time when … Continue reading

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Warming in 13 Seconds?

I borrowed this Utube from the Sustainability Hub! What it shows is a speeded up vision of how quickly it has been warming over the past 62 years!  What I worry about is what will it do in the next … Continue reading

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