Category Archives: Fire Risks

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

Posted in Cladding Fires, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Congress, Donald Trump, Economies, Fire Risks, Fossil Fuel Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Mayor's Climate Action Plan, Paris Climate Accord, Paris Climate Agreement, Sea Level Rise, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change, US Climate Mayors | Leave a comment

California Fire Air Pollution Maps and Photos

By accident, I was on Main Beach in Laguna Beach at Sunset on Nov. 10, and had taken an excessive number of red sunset photos resulting from smoke pollution from the Woolsey (Malibu) fire.  This album on my Flickr account … 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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California Wildfires and Trump Wildfires

California Wildfires and Trump Wildfires It takes a whole news organization, or all news organizations, to cover all of the crazy statements of the Dissembler in Chief.  I certainly will not spend time on it. Unless, of course, it applies … Continue reading

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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

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

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

Posted in Climate Change, Climate Science, Coastal States, Donald Trump, Electric Power, Fire Risks, Houston Flooding, Paris Climate Agreement, Renewable Energy, Tax Laws, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change | Leave a comment

Trump’s Deregulated America of Fears

Trump’s Deregulated America of Fears It’s essentially a mathematical theorem, that if you remove regulations that were imposed to prevent harm, that bad things will happen.  Trump promised in the campaign, that for every new regulation, he would remove two.  … Continue reading

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My Disappointments with President Trump and the Republican Congress

My Disappointments with President Trump and the Republican Congress I have been avoiding commenting on daily Trump mayhem, but to the extent this blog has any historical value, I want to record briefly some of the ways that Trump or … Continue reading

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