Category Archives: California Smog

World Air Pollution Deaths Now Doubled

World Air Pollution Deaths Now Doubled Worldwide deaths from outdoor air pollution are now estimated at 8.9 million a year.  Many of them occur by inducing the five leading causes of death, led by heart disease.   The microscopic particles … Continue reading

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Effects of Mercury, PM2.5, and Donald Trump

Effects of Mercury, PM2.5, and Donald Trump Is Trump Mercurial? Could one who refuses to remove mercury vapor from coal burning be called Mercurial? The above were three possible titles for this article. Having read again about Trump and his … Continue reading

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Looking at Air Pollution from its Shortening of Life Expectancy

Looking at Air Pollution from its Shortening of Life Expectancy Environmentalists at the University of Chicago have done a worldwide study of the effects of air pollution on lowering life expectancy in all nations, and in key regions within nations.  … Continue reading

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It is Our Air, Our Water, Our Health, and Our Climate Future, NOT Trump’s

It’s Our Air, Our Water, Our Health, and Our Climate Future, NOT Trump’s This is established in the preamble to the Constitution in the words: “We the People of the United State, in Order to … promote the general Welfare…do … Continue reading

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Trump’s Increased Radiation Health Benefits Will Solve the Nuclear Disposal Problem

Trump’s Increased Radiation Health Benefits Will Solve the Nuclear Disposal Problem Trump’s discovery of a doctor who thinks that radiation is helpful to people’s health can help him personally solve the nuclear waste disposal problem.   Let’s not get tied … Continue reading

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Trump Visits Two States Which He Will Help Drown

Trump has just visited two flooded states, North and South Carolina.  Scientists have just estimated that rainfall had increased by 50% for hurricane Florence due to climate change.  That means 1/3 of the rain that fell was due to climate … Continue reading

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Notes on the Global Climate Action Summit, Day 2

Notes on the Global Climate Action Summit, Day 2 The YouTube video is at https://youtu.be/en9cDvXWPtw This is a long set of notes, but the video is seven hours long. High-Level Thematic Dialogues The Ocean-Climate Challenge Julie Packard, Executive Director of … Continue reading

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America’s Pledge Report Launch by Gov. Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg

America’s Pledge Report Launch by Gov. Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg A Half Hour YouTube Video. Searching on YouTube only turns up the 12 minute video before the questions. The America’s Pledge Report link is: https://www.bbhub.io/dotorg/sites/28/2018/09/Fulfilling-Americas-Pledge_Executive-Summary_2018.pdf Michael Bloomberg, UN Ambassador … Continue reading

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Automotive Safety and the Trump Fuel Standards Rollback

Automobile Safety and the Trump Fuel Standards Rollback The Trump administration and EPA is giving out automobile safety as the reason for not increasing the fuel efficiency standards. They are using a rather specious argument that with better fuel economy, … Continue reading

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