Category Archives: Climate Change

Climate-Wise Actions for Laguna Beach

Concerned about climate change? Here are some steps Laguna Beach residents (and everyone else) can take to combat climate change and help the environment.  Walk more, drive less. Use the trolley…it’s free.  Turn lights off at home.  Use LED light … Continue reading

Posted in Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Education, Conservation, Electric Power, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Laguna Beach Energy Savings, Mayor's Climate Action Plan, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Transportation, Waste Energy | Leave a comment

Dear Republicans: This is a Great Time to Consider Retirement

Dear Republicans: This is a Great Time to Consider Retirement The new CNN cited polls show that your demographic groups are down 13% to 20% from the last election. Your President is the least popular in history. He has decided … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, 2018 Midterm Election, Climate Change, Climate Science, Coastal States, Congressional Investigation, Constitution, Dana Rohrabacher CA 48th, Donald Trump, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Governors and State Legislatures, Humor, Laguna Beach Rally, Mimi Walters CA 45th, Offshore Oil Drilling, Oil, Public Confidence, Regulations, Supreme Court, Swing States, Trump Administration, Trump Tax Cuts, Voting Rights | Leave a comment

Ship of Fools Makes Wise Men Walk the Plank

Ship of Fools Makes Wise Men Walk the Plank Apparently we are discovering a law of sociology, that a group of like people will guarantee that only similar people will enter or stay in the group. The case we are … Continue reading

Posted in Affairs of State, Bonn Climate Conference, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Science, Congress, Donald Trump, Fossil Fuel Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Paris Climate Accord, Paris Climate Agreement, Politics, State Department, Tax Laws, Trump Administration, Trump Budget, Trump on Climate Change, Trump Tax Cuts | Leave a comment

Science and Technology: Public Attitudes and Understanding

We present some public attitudes and understanding from results of polls taken by various polling organizations on questions relative to energy sources and global warming.  These are listed in the National Science Board Report from 2018.  The polls date from … Continue reading

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Our 700th Energy Blog Article

Our 700th Energy Blog Article It’s time to celebrate our 700th blog article. I call it our, because my writing is largely a reflection of my community and information sources. I like to look beyond the news publications, which avoid … Continue reading

Posted in About This Blog, Big Data, California Water, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Science, Communications, Donald Trump, Education, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Irvine Water, Laguna Beach Energy Savings, Mayor's Climate Action Plan, Science Funding, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change, UC Federal Funding, UC Irvine | Leave a comment

Why Stakeholders in Infrastructure May Want to Obey Regulations

Why Stakeholders in Infrastructure May Want to Obey Regulations Trump’s avoidance of regulations in Infrastructure Projects is not good for the public in the long range. It’s also not good for the state and local governments or businesses that will … Continue reading

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Warming of Land, the Northern Hemisphere, and the USA through 2017

We can now update warming through 2017. While the global warming numbers are important, we live on land.  We grow our crops on land.  The forests and plants that transform our generated CO2 back to Oxygen using photosynthesis are mainly … Continue reading

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Newport Beach Presentation on Sea Level Rise

Newport Beach Presentation on Sea Level Rise Newport Beach’s Speakout Newport group held an excellent presentation of the city’s response to sea level rise. The Newport Bay Balboa Island was built on dredged-up sand and confined by metal plates, about … Continue reading

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How Much Does Trump Hate California? Let Us Count the Ways

How Much Does Trump Hate California? Let Us Count the Ways (Apologies to William Shakespeare) First of all, which state could harbor the three million undocumented and potential illegal voters that Trump dreams that he lost by. California not only … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise and Possible Increased Storms in Laguna Beach

Sea Level Rise and Possible Increased Storms in Laguna Beach Laguna Beach’s attractions have been the beaches, the canyon, the cliffs, the foliage, the artists who have settled here, and the community spirit and involvement. Our climate effects evaluation does … Continue reading

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