Saturday, May 31, 2014

Norway blockades oil rig from activists

That's ONE oil rig. One. While a worthy target of activism and a good photo-op, that's about it; kinda the equivalent of shutting down one coal-fired power plant for one hour as the hundreds of others (in the U.S. alone) churn out megawatt after megawatt. Read about the Norwegian drilling rig.

Friday, May 30, 2014

The cost of NOT creating greenhouse pollution? Small, even tiny

That's the point driven home nicely by columnist Paul Krugman in this piece. Just don't tell the U.S. Chamber of Commerce or its members or any other friends of polluters.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The Big Melt accelerates

And still, the politicians listen only to what the lobbyists for Big Coal and Big Oil polluters are telling them. Oh, and the campaign contributions from those same people/outfits help keep the status quo alive. What a disaster. Read about the Big Melt here.

Friday, May 16, 2014

The Points of No Return

NY Times columnist Paul Krugman wrote this telling piece for today's op-ed page. Somehow, though, I doubt whether any of the deniers will be shake loose from their protective moats of lies.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Some words from Florida's denier-in-chief (via Carl Hiaasen)

I love Hiaasen's writing, especially satirical pieces like this column he wrote for the Miami Herald. Gov. Rick Scott, Florida's elected leader, is clueless just as so many of America's politicians are when it comes to climate change.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Our lonely home in Nature

And thet is Nature with a capital "N." I really prefer, on top of that, the phrase "Wild Nature." With a capital W and a capital N. This NY Times column looks at the topic suggested by the headline.