Category Archives: Coastal States

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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Trump Asks for More Global Warming, and Other Catastrophes

Trump Asks for More Global Warming, and Other Catastrophes Trump can never really keep a secret. He eventually reveals everything. Trump tweeted for more global warming to heat up New York and D.C., where he wants more winter business for … Continue reading

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Climate Change, Flooding, and West Coast Cities

This summer we saw that nature does not go gentle into that good night. The gentle global mean sea level rise predictions in the Fourth National Climate Assessment Intermediate case are 1.1 feet to 2050, but then they sharply increase … Continue reading

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Effect of the Marine Layer in Lowering Sunshine in Southern California

Effect of the Marine Layer in Lowering Sunshine in Southern California One thing bothering me about May Gray and June Gloom morning cloudiness from the coastal marine layer was how to extend the names into July and August of this … Continue reading

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Suggestions for the Laguna Beach Climate Protection Action Plan Renewal

Suggestions for the Laguna Beach Climate Protection Action Plan Renewal   In considering possible updates to the Laguna Beach Climate Protection action plan, I wanted to discuss some specific emission reduction methods that are under the control of the residents … Continue reading

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Escalating the Current Red/Blue State Civil War

Escalating the Current Red/Blue State Civil War America has been slowly escalating the contest between the Red and Blue states. These states differ in traditional policies, religiosity, and parties, including attempts in red states to limit poor and minority voting. … Continue reading

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We Can Achieve the Paris Agreement Even Without Trump

We Can Achieve the Paris Agreement Even Without Trump   The Washington Post argue that Trump should keep the US in the Paris Agreement, because it doesn’t cost us anything, and we can still act as an important world leader. … Continue reading

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Trump is Gambling With OUR Jobs and OUR Resources by Cancelling Regulations

Trump is Gambling With OUR Jobs and OUR Resources by Cancelling Regulations   Trump started his 100 days allowing coal companies to pollute streams, and ended it with erasing the ban on offshore oil drilling in sensitive population zones and … Continue reading

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Environmentalists Welcome Jeff Sessions’ Special Status for Water Bordered States

Thank you Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recognizing and defending the special status of states that are Islands, or on the Pacific or Atlantic or Gulf of  Mexico or Bering or Chukchi or Beaufort or Gulf of Alaska sea coasts, … Continue reading

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