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California Fires, 2017

The good news is that only a small fraction of California is on fire or incinerated. The bad news is that this year’s California wildfires have been big, destructive, and aren’t over yet. I’ll be talking about a few of … Continue reading

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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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Sane Environmentalism

I think being concerned about air quality, recycling, and other environmental issues, makes sense. But I don’t think only being concerned about the environment is a good idea. People matter, too. I don’t think it’s an either/or thing. Technology, history, … Continue reading

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Climate Change, Attitudes

I’ll be talking about Earth’s climate, China’s pollution problems, and icebergs: including one the size of Delaware. The big berg broke off from Antarctica this week. The recent G20 meeting was mostly about economics, not climate change; but that didn’t … Continue reading

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