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Are You Alarmed About Climate Change? You Should Be

The news about climate change keeps getting worse.  It’s not propaganda, it’s not a conspiracy by scientists worldwide to get grant money to go out into the field to do painstaking research.  They don’t get rich that way, and they don’t get famous.  A climate change denier might argue that Al Gore profited off his … Continue reading Are You Alarmed About Climate Change? You Should Be

Environment Committee Voted on by China

At the conclusion of the new government handover in China, smog once again descended upon the capital of China, Beijing, formerly known as Peking.  Severe pollution has been a growing environment concern in China. It is not uncommon to find Chinese citizens wearing face masks as they travel to and from work. The face masks are … Continue reading Environment Committee Voted on by China

Floods Cause Another State Emergency for Queensland

If you thought the humidity over the last few days in Queensland, Australia wasn’t a sign of more rain to come, then you should have taken a look at the forecast from Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Early Sunday morning, BOM was already forecasting a deluge of rain heading towards the coast line and no let … Continue reading Floods Cause Another State Emergency for Queensland

Kansas Wouldn’t Really Do That… Would They?

There’s a bill in Kansas that would require teachers to misinform students on climate change.  Misinform?  Required to misinform, by teachers?  It sounds preposterous  surely made up.  I know it’s Kansas, but still, surely no legislation would have be enacted to misinform students about a problem upon us even today, and convincingly through the scientific consensus … Continue reading Kansas Wouldn’t Really Do That… Would They?

The XL Keystone Pipeline: One Shitty Idea

The keystone pipeline will be used to transport tar sands form Canada, down throughout the middle of the USA to the Gulf of Mexico.  The main defenses proponents of the keystone pipeline use are that it will provide energy independence and boost the economy with job growth.   The high end estimation of jobs created … Continue reading The XL Keystone Pipeline: One Shitty Idea