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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
State of the Climate – AMS Update 2013
How many times can our Annual Climate report be the 6th warmest on record? I guess every time one record is surpassed it gives rise to the ability of another record to be broken as well. I know it’s obtuse, … Continue reading
The Giant Saguaro, King of the Desert!
It’s That Time of Year Again, the Saguaros are Blooming! The Saguaro bloom is the official State Flower of Arizona! Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as the Giant Saguaro is the sentinel of the desert. It reigns tall over all other … Continue reading
The Great March for Climate Action Passes Through Payson Arizona!
On April 14th, the Great March for Climate Action reached our little Town of Payson, Arizona! The March began on March 1st, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Under the banner of “How many steps will you take”, their blog site … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
Natures Own Botanical Gardens. Our National Parks and Forests!
When you visit a National Park or a Forest you get the closest thing to a true Botanical Garden or even a Zoo if you’re lucky! Some people complain when a section of American land, that is unique in geological … Continue reading