Tagged: global environment

Salmon under Attack

Salmon under Attack

The salmon that swim in the Columbia and Snake rivers are under attack.  And I’m not talking about sea lions and other natural predators  or hazardous weather conditions. Those are dangerous enough but the salmon have –...

The High Cost of Coal

The High Cost of Coal

  Our local power company recently displayed their new solar plant on TV, and I understand they are now burning natural gas instead of coal in the old facility. That probably explains the lower...

The Cold, Hard Truth

The Cold, Hard Truth

  It has been uncharacteristically cold here in Central Florida. The low temperature a couple of nights ago dipped below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. And I see on the Weather Channel that we’re the lucky...

Kind-Hearted Cop Reminds Us They’re Not All Bad

Kind-Hearted Cop Reminds Us They’re Not All Bad

We hear so much about the transgressions of the police that we might forget how many cops really join the force to serve and protect. Of course, there are bad cops. Dumb cops. Sadists....

Protecting Nature’s Precious Gifts in Jamaica

Protecting Nature’s Precious Gifts in Jamaica

Growing up in Jamaica was a privilege for which I will be forever thankful.  There may be more beautiful places on earth but I have never seen any, and – as a lifelong journalist...