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Antarctic ‘Hot’ Spots

Some scientists say there’ll be more carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere this year. They may be right. I think the information’s interesting, and may be meaningful. But I’m pretty sure this isn’t a portent of doom. Neither is a new … Continue reading

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Second Collections

The neighborhood parish took a second collection again today. This week’s was to help folks hit by Hurricane Irma. The one before that was for those affected by Harvey. Folks in the Caribbean, Gulf Coast, and Florida weren’t the only … Continue reading

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More Disasters

The good news is that folks on the Gulf Coast probably won’t be affected by Hurricane Irma. Not directly. Cleanup and rebuilding there is taking a back seat to news of this weekend’s hurricane and Mexico’s major earthquake. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Floods, Harvey, and Climate

Harvey is currently centered over Louisiana. It’s a big storm, so part of it is still over Texas. When Harvey was a hurricane, wind was a problem. Now it’s water. At least 33 folks have died. Many drowned. (NPR, BBC … Continue reading

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