Category Archives: Climate Science

General Motors and the Environment

General Motors and the Environment Clearly, we are all distressed when 14,000 workers are let off, and their factories closed.  General Motors in fact said that consumers are desiring to drive SUVs and Trucks more, so they are fulfilling consumer … Continue reading

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Comments on Trump’s Insincerity About the Climate Impact Report

Comments on Trump’s Insincerity About the Climate Impact Report If not now, when, if not us, who? I hate to spend my time raking Trump over his polluting coal heap, but it has to be done.  Since I am not … Continue reading

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Summary of US Climate Assessment: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation

Summary of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II:  Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States.  Americans Respond to the Impacts of Climate Change The climate report is required every four years by Congress, is completed by 13 agencies, … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise Threats in the US, California, and Florida

Sea Level Rise Threats to Coastal Property In the US, California, and Florida by Value We summarize the sea level rise threats to coastal property including the number of properties at risk, the property value at risk, the property tax … Continue reading

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Orange County Turns into a Blue County

Orange County Turns into a Blue County Going to Earthquakes class and two others instead of writing today.  So here are the shorts. The AP has declared Dem Katie Porter the winner of CA 45. Porter to Walters:  so long … Continue reading

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California Heat, Drought, High Winds, Long Summers, and Wildfires

California Heat, Drought, High Winds, Long Summers, and Wildfires We write this column to describe the desert and drought conditions of California.   To start with, there are longer summers, due to climate change.  This is mid-November, and we are … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Jobs and Investments in Orange County Districts

Clean Energy Jobs and Investments in Orange County Districts It’s important for local politicians and voters to realize the importance of clean energy jobs and investments in California and Southern California.  Even without an acceptance of the science of climate … Continue reading

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Hazardous Climate Change Effects in a Conservative IPCC Report

Hazardous Climate Change Effects in a Conservative IPCC Report The earth’s mean temperature has risen one degree Centigrade or 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit from the pre-industrial age in 1750.  The European and Paris Agreement goal has been only a total 1.5 … 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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