March 13, 2015 - A second consecutive Friday the thirteenth? Yep! That's what happens when the 13th falls on a Friday in February in a non-leap year. But there is good news on this 13th day of March and it comes from the Brits who seem to be taking climate change a bit more seriously than other jurisdictions.
March 9, 2015 - In an article posted on March 7, 2015 in the Washington Post,
March 1, 2015 - In 2012 Indonesia's contribution to greenhouse gas (GHG) global emissions amounted to 4.5%. That placed them sixth, well behind the United States, China and Germany.
February 13, 2015 - My wife and I are snow birds, Canadians who come south for part of the winter to escape snow, ice and the cold. When we get here there is one thing we don't do. We don't drink the water coming from the tap. Instead we buy bottled water and use it for making tea and for cooking. We're not alone in doing this. Many Floridians have become accustomed to doing the same thing.
February 10, 2015 - This week, Australia's Prime Minister was besieged by his own political party, surviving a vote of confidence.
February 8, 2015 - In the late Michael Crichton novel, State of Fear, he questions climate change science and weaves a story about a green guerilla resistance movement focused on tearing down modern civilization.
January 26, 2015 - While much of the rest of the world sees reductions in the use of coal and other fossil fuel energy sources as critical to a low carbon future, it appears West Virginia is trending in the opposite direction.
January 15, 2015 - A 277 kilometer (172 mile) proposed interoceanic canal, the proposed route seen on the map below, represents one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects to be undertaken this century. The estimated cost is $50 billion USD.
January 5, 2015 - Taxing carbon has been seen as a bad idea by business and financial conservatives for a long time. But it seems with the Paris global climate agreement on the agenda this year that opposition to carbon taxes is waning.
December 14, 2014 - Two weeks of meetings in Lima, Peru have ended with 190 countries coming to agreement to address climate change on a nation-by-nation basis. Called Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) they will form the foundation for climate action from 2020 onward.