I opened one of my favorite websites this morning, Yale Environment 360. In my opinion this site is one of … Continue reading Science is a double edged tool
Every day I read about the ebb and flow of the Corona virus and Covid 19, mostly in liberal publications … Continue reading The end of nature
The following post is based on a recently published essay by Fred Pearce in Yale-360. The main idea of this … Continue reading Some rainforests are now giving off more CO2 than they absorb
After Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil last year the destruction of the Brazilian rain forest became much worse. … Continue reading De-Forestation is Soaring in Brazil
Book Review of “Spillover” The Book Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human EpidemicDavid QuammenW. W. Norton and Company About … Continue reading Book Review of “Spillover”
The current Corona pandemic is not a one-off. It is not some isolated act-of-God or natural disaster that happens once … Continue reading The Corona Pandemic is part of something much larger
A recent article in Nature Journal says an abrupt wildlife collapse is coming soon. The researchers behind the article say … Continue reading A Wildlife Collapse is Coming Soon
In 2016 Elizabeth Kolbert wrote a book called the “Sixth Extinction” for which she received the Pulitzer Prize. The basic … Continue reading Is the Sixth Extinction for real?
Wildlife is dying everywhere. We really do seem to be in the midst of a large wildlife extinction. Except that … Continue reading Are humans destroying themselves?
It’s difficult to understand the future of climate change. For one thing, it’s difficult to know anything about the future, … Continue reading The future of climate change
Human beings evolved in a very narrow window of conditions that allowed them to prosper. We can only thrive in … Continue reading Eleven threats of climate change
Parts of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia are showing signs of another bleaching event. As the seas around Australia … Continue reading Great Barrier Reef shows more bleaching
Does global warming doom us all? I’ve written on this subject several times before. Actually, I wrote about this … Continue reading Does global warming doom us all?
In late February of 2020 Bill McKibben published an article in The New York Review of Books entitled “A Very … Continue reading What happened in climate in 2019
The arctic permafrost is thawing and this is transforming the Arctic. The permafrost is a frozen layer of soil and … Continue reading The Arctic Permafrost is Thawing