Tagged: global warming

Messing with Mother Nature

Messing with Mother Nature

There’s poetic justice in the news that Trump’s favorite Florida hangout is going to be submerged by rising sea levels. The National and Oceanic Atmospheric Administration says global warming is flooding South Florida’s coastline and it...

The Shaming of America

The Shaming of America

  The bloated, red-faced figure standing in the Rose Garden and shown on TV screens around the world has become the symbol of America’s shame. Ironically, this is the man who promised to “make...

The Evil that Men Do Lives on

The Evil that Men Do Lives on

As Marc Anthony observed about Julius Caesar  in Shakespeare’s play: The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones. By such reckless acts as canceling Obama’s orders regulating the...

Change You Just Can’t Stop

Change You Just Can’t Stop

Some changes are forced, some are natural. And nothing can stop natural change when the time is ripe. Who would have thought, for example, that our local power company would go solar? But there it...

Freezing in a Warming World

Freezing in a Warming World

  Brace yourself for a flurry from the climate change deniers this winter. According to a recently released study, parts of North America are in for bitter cold. And you know the scoffers will use the...

Vote to Save the Planet

Vote to Save the Planet

  If anyone should know the importance of a single vote, it’s Al Gore. He lost the Presidency by just 537 votes when the Supreme Court scandalously froze the Florida recount 16 years ago....

Facing the Nightmare

Facing the Nightmare

  As the world’s leaders gather in Paris this week to belatedly address the urgent threat of climate change, China and India are blanketed in smog so thick that it has been declared a...

Saving the Earth

Saving the Earth

  Of course there are numerous issues – vital issues – in next year’s US elections. The way some Americans are living high on the hog – undeservedly – while others struggle in vain...

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...