Tag: greenhouse gases
May 28, 2021
Our Covid cases are turning the corner and I’m excited to be out and about again. I’m looking forward to hiking and sharing adventures with you. Even went dancing for a couple hours last weekend. It felt wonderful but I had trouble remembering some of my favorite dance patterns from 15 months ago. In the … More “The transition from fossil fuels to renewable energies.”
October 26, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The situation is worse than we thought. • Between 70 and 90% of coral reefs expected to die off, including Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. • Individuals can do something about it. • Being aware of what we eat, where it comes from, how we travel, how we heat our homes, … More “Climate Change: Part 5. New IPCC report – scary or not?”
November 30, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Rising sea levels. • Severe heat waves. • Political instability. • Deterioration of ocean life.
This is part of a series on climate change. Information in this article is taken from the book Climate of Hope by Bloomberg and Pope. See pic of book cover below.
CLIMATE CHANGE AND FIRES. … More “Climate changes: Part 3. The Stakes are high”
September 16, 2017
Just to clarify: this blog and (I hope) the next one will center on Science … More “Climate change: Part 1”
March 17, 2017
Wind energy and fossil energy – This is a long blog. But richly informative if you want to know more about the debates on global warming, fossil energy, and renewables. It’s also based on data and facts (real facts). I have tried to strike a balanced approach. This blog is written for the layman, as … More “Wind energy and fossil energy: can they co-exist?”
March 27, 2014
Definitions: Fracking is hydraulic fracturing, a process where water (or similar liquid) is pumped down a well under high pressure. It is a proven technology in use for over 60 years. The pressure splits the rock like an axe splits a log, and creates fractures (cracks) in the rock containing the oil or gas.