drought

Casaubon's Book

Tag archives for drought

Disaster Recovery and Big Government

Christian Parenti has a really good article in TomDispatch about the reasons why Climate Change may change people’st thinking about the role of government: Global warming and the freaky, increasingly extreme weather that will accompany it is going to change all that. After all, there is only one institution that actually has the capacity to…

Stuart Staniford is turning his customary care and attention to recent climate change drought projections, and the results are frightening, but also critically important. There’s a summary of his posts on this subject here – read them all. Sharon

You Must Read This!

I have an enormous amount of respect for Stuart Staniford, who I think is one of the best minds working on our collective ecological crisis. That said, we’ve had some serious debates, because I’ve tended to think that our situation, particularly our longer term food situation, is more serious than Staniford has – but those…

At first glance, swept yards, derived from Africa, at one time traditional in the south and now mostly the province of a few, aging African-American southerners; and Cottage Gardens, invented in Britain under the feudal system and now evolved into a trendy ” flower garden style” meaning mostly a mix of abundant plants and mulched…