Humanity faces a variety of potential environmental crises, possibly even catastrophes. That is why I’m a strong supporter of efforts to make dramatically more use of wind to generate electricity. When I say “dramatically more”? I’m talking about several orders of magnitude. And I’m no NIMBYist. I’m happy to have the movement to wide scale […]
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At a press conference held in its Carboniville, Texas headquarters, the Society for the Marketing of Oil and Gas (SMOG), a petroleum industry-funded research organization, today released the findings of its multiyear, multimillion-dollar study into global warming. Hundreds of journalists from around the world were picked up at their homes and driven to the airport […]
I’ve got to believe that, during hot, humid weather, theater owners can make considerably more money showing An Inconvenient Truth, a film about global warming, than by showing just about any other film. I saw it on such a day. The theater was warmer than I would have liked. I don’t know about the other […]
Yesterday, I saw the film An Inconvenient Truth (I highly recommend it), which served to reinforce in my mind the need for us to reduce our burning of fossil fuels, including, although not exclusively, oil. Unbelievable though it may seem, you may be one of the dwindling breed of global warming skeptics, but there are […]
They say that we lose as much as half of our body heat through our heads. I figure if we all start wearing well-insulated helmets””with earflaps, of course””all of the time, we’ll have this global warming thing licked in no time.