On the Weekend Tornados & Climate Change

This morning I posted pictures of the Kentucky tornado damage on Facebook and Twitter with this caption: "Increasing frequency. Increasing severity. It’s not a Hollywood movie anymore." The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management has indicated that "the tornado originated in Arkansas, and traveled more than 220 miles on the ground in Kentucky before ending. If the National … Continue reading On the Weekend Tornados & Climate Change

On Climate Change & Capitalism

By now it should be impossible to deny climate change. There’s always been occasional extreme weather, but now “extreme” is becoming routine. I frankly believe it’s impossible to address this global challenge under capitalism. The demands of short-term profit will block any real chance of making the massive changes necessary. And I guarantee any attempts … Continue reading On Climate Change & Capitalism

On 60 Years of Climate Change

I read an interesting article this morning on climate change in the Guardian today, "Sixty years of climate change warnings: the signs that were missed (and ignored)." It links to a second article I haven't read yet but will, "How climate scepticism turned into something more dangerous." Climate change is a discussion that can be … Continue reading On 60 Years of Climate Change