Category Archives: Climate Science

Trump’s West Coast Trifecta of Doom

Trump’s West Coast Trifecta of Doom Three environmental topics that I wanted to write about are now, in time and space, all connected, and all point to one villain: Trump. The three topics start with Trump’s toadying denial of climate … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Midterm Election, Air Quality, Autos, CAFE Standards, California Housing Fires, California Smog, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Science, Coastal Flooding, Donald Trump, EPA, Equivalent Electric Car Emissions, Fire Risks, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Houston Flooding, Hurricane Irma, Paris Climate Accord, Paris Climate Agreement, Trump Administration | Leave a comment

New Summary of California Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2016

Summary of California Greenhouse Gas Emissions for 2000 to 2016, 2018 Edition This report is from the California Air Resources Board. The units used are Million Metric Tons of CO2 equivalent (MMTCO2e), which we will shorten to “CO2” or just … Continue reading

Posted in Air Quality, Autos, CAFE Standards, California Power Mixes, California Smog, Climate Science, Conservation, Donald Trump, Electric Power, Energy Efficiency, Fossil Fuel Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Nuclear Weapons, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Summary of Climate Topics for Southern California, Transportation, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change, Waste Energy | Leave a comment

Trump Muddies the Swamp: Shine, Wheeler, Pruitt, and the New Justice

Trump Muddies the Swamp: Shine, Wheeler, Pruitt, and the New Justice Trump just hired Bill Shine as head of White House Communications. Shine is the former defender of Fox News head Roger Ailes from sexual harassment charges. Shine was fired … Continue reading

Posted in California Smog, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Science, Coal, Congress, Constitution, Donald Trump, EPA, FBI Director, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Paris Climate Agreement, Regulations, Renewable Energy, Supreme Court, Trump Administration, White House | Leave a comment

So Donald, What Was the Climate (Change) Like in Singapore?

So Donald, What Was the Climate (Change) Like in Singapore? Trump tends not to get out much to any coastal regions that he doesn’t own. Singapore is an island, and it is time-wise on the opposite side of the earth, … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Coastal Flooding, Donald Trump, North Korea, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dear Donald, Please Keep Your Clowns Giuliani and Pruitt in Office. Signed, A Democrat

Dear Donald, Please Keep Your Clowns Giuliani and Pruitt in Office. Signed, A Democrat Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt are invaluable clowns who daily embarrass Trump and his administration. They are worth hundreds of millions of … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Midterm Election, Air Quality, CAFE Standards, California Smog, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Congress, Congressional Investigation, Donald Trump, EPA, Fossil Fuel Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Humor, Movie Analogies, Offshore Oil Drilling, Oil, Paris Climate Agreement, Renewable Energy, Sea Level Rise, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change, White House | Leave a comment

Live Action Report of PAC Spending for the CA 48th Congressional District

PAC Spending for the CA 48th Congressional District First, my motivational messages for why Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is no longer representative of the 48th California District.  We start with the rising sea level and its projected damage to Newport … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 California Primary, California Democratic Primary, California Housing Fires, Climate Change, Climate Science, Coastal Flooding, Dana Rohrabacher CA 48th, Fire Risks, Laguna Beach Flood Levels, Sea Level Rise, Summary of Climate Topics for Southern California, Tax Laws, Trump Tax Cuts | Leave a comment

California 48th Congressional District Early May Polls

California 48th Congressional District Early May Polls We are ending our coastal May Gray and transiting into our June Gloom of overcast skies from clouds over the ocean. Not only our recreation, housing, jobs and businesses depend on the coast, … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 California Primary, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Science, Dana Rohrabacher CA 48th, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Offshore Oil Drilling, Politics | Leave a comment

Trump Has Made the Department of Defense into Climate Liars

Trump Has Made the Department of Defense into Climate Liars In a DoD report on Climate-Related Risk to DoD Infrastructure, Initial Vulnerability Assessment Survey (SLVAS) Report, drafters have removed the 23 mentions of “climate change”. This is what the report … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Climate Science, Coastal Flooding, Coastal States, Department of Defense, Donald Trump, Houston Flooding, Infrastructure, Military Budget, Trump Administration | Leave a comment

Trump Awards Himself “His” Nobel Peace Prize

Trump Awards Himself “His” Nobel Peace Prize In several talks in the last few days, Donald Trump, our erstwhile President, has claimed “His” Nobel Peace Prize, for being the one who brought the Korean War to an end, and denuclearized … Continue reading

Posted in Affairs of State, Al Gore, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Donald Trump, Economies, Humor, Nobel Peace Prize, North Korea Nuclear Threat, Nuclear Weapons, Paris Climate Accord, Paris Climate Agreement, State Department, Trade With Mexico, Travel Ban, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change, Trump Truthiness, Trump Wall, Trump's Mental Health, United Nations, White House | 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

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