Tagged: pollution

Ban the Rocket’s Red Glare!

Ban the Rocket’s Red Glare!

    The cats seem to have survived last night’s barrage, and Sandra and I are still standing – groggily – this morning. But I am not a happy camper. The rocket’s red glare...

Taking on the Polluters

Taking on the Polluters

It’s winter. It’s cold. It’s snowing in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere. So, naturally, the climate change deniers are in full voice, proclaiming that “global warming is a hoax.” Of course the climate...

Risk-Taking Polluters Make Cancer Commonplace

Risk-Taking Polluters Make Cancer Commonplace

If you play golf, as I sometimes try to do, you will be familiar with the risk-reward concept. Golf courses are designed to reward risk takers – or to punish them.  Faced with the...

Pollution Propagandists are Ramping up for 2011

Pollution Propagandists are Ramping up for 2011

One of the sad consequences of the disastrous November elections in America is the damage the new Congress will undoubtedly do to the world’s environment. Here’s a dispatch from the Union of Concerned Scientists...

Walking in the Garden on Earth Day 2010

Walking in the Garden on Earth Day 2010

As they might say on television, it’s a beautiful sunny day here in Lakeland, Florida. Some azaleas are still flowering and the lilies have popped up in our garden, bright and cheerful. We lost...

Debunking the Twisted Arguments Against Reining in Pollution

Debunking the Twisted Arguments Against Reining in Pollution

A bill moving through the U.S. House of Representatives limits carbon emissions, sets renewable energy standards, and invests in energy efficiency. To me, this seems to be a normal, natural measure, and I wonder...

City Politicians Should Hasten the Day of the Electric Car

City Politicians Should Hasten the Day of the Electric Car

I was looking at a site called electricbikes.com and I was impressed by the progress that has been made in developing electric vehicles. Certainly, an electric car or bike is all most people need...