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Archives for May, 2013

Coal is Bad

Coal-fired electricity production is bad on so many levels. You’d think humans could learn from history, but sadly, no, and no.  The childhood asthma statistics alone should be enough.  Coal burning power plants are a leading producer of asthma causing pollution.  And then there’s the mercury…and the mountain-top removal, and the waste products..and, well, when…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 41 Table of Contents Chapter 43 Chapter 42 The Daily Battle, July 7, 2056 Things were not looking good. In the Arctic, there was no sign of the methane abating. In some places the water was milky, churning with the gases. Lightning triggered explosions were not unusual. The…

This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Chronicling a new Age of Consequences May 26, 2013 Chuckles, COP19+, GWSP, State of Nature, MAHB, Moore EF5, Otto Consensus , Warnings, Subsidies, Thermodynamics, Cook, Shrinkology Fukushima: Note,…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 40 Table of Contents Chapter 42 Chapter 41 Theft and Meditation, June 27, 2056 I was between classes in mid-afternoon when Edie phoned.   “Luc. There are men in the shed stealing things.”   “Call the police.”   “I did. There’s no answer.”   “What?”   “I tried…

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom May 19, 2013 Chuckles, COP19+, Arctic Council, Consensus, Warren 400 ppmv, Ventus Project, Red List, Bottom Line, Cook Fukushima: Note, News…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 39 Table of Contents Chapter 41 Chapter 40 Learning To Stand, June 17, 2056 The weeks ground by. The meetings, the lack of progress really grated. I wasn’t doing well in my work. The damned membrane grew, but it kept wanting to curl up in tubes and I…

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Information is not Knowledge…Knowledge is not Wisdom May 12, 2013 Chuckles, Beauty, COP19+, G8, Red Lists, 400 ppmv Lake El’gygytgyn, CCAC,…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 38 Table of Contents Chapter 40 Chapter 39 A Walk in the Park, April 26, 2056 I got a bit of a surprise when I got home. Edie caught me just as I was entering and asked, “Do you think we are descending into a New Dark Age?”…

Breaking News – The Onion

Hilarious! And, as always from The Onion, so true…

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck YearsThis weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Information Overloadis Pattern RecognitionMay 5, 2013 Chuckles, May Day, COP19+, MDGs, Unburnable, PAGES2k, Bottom Line, CookFukushima: Note, NewsFood: Crisis, Fisheries, Prices, Greece,…