Category Archives: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Trump Leaves a Destructive Climate Wake

Trump Leaves a Destructive Climate Wake Humpty Dumpty Ran on The Wall; Humpty Dumpty Had a Viral Fall; All the King’s Governors and all of his Judgemen, Couldn’t Put Humpty in Office Again.  (We hope.) The NY Times had a … Continue reading

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Climate Change Makes a Dramatic Election Reemergence

I was expecting a small hurricane or so to occur sometime during the election, to remind us of climate change.  Climate change has taken a far back seat to the pandemic, and the destruction of our economy in the poor … Continue reading

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Trump’s Destructive March to the End

Trump’s Destructive March to the Sea This title is an analogy to Sherman’s March to the Sea.  It wasn’t enough to defeat the Confederate Army.  Sherman marched through Georgia from Atlanta to Savannah, and destroyed all along his way. We … Continue reading

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Physics Questions About the Spread of Viruses

Physics Questions About the Spread of Viruses I haven’t investigated these questions, but I also don’t yet see definitive answers about them with the new COVID-19 virus.  I was a physicist, but only on a nuclear scale, 10^5 times smaller … Continue reading

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Republican Hypocrisy on Hunter Biden with their own Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas Funding

Republican Hypocrisy on Hunter Biden with their own Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas Funding Republicans want us to see it as unfair that Hunter Biden took perhaps a million dollars a year for being on the board of a natural … Continue reading

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Comparing the Citizens Climate Lobby and the Climate Leadership Council Carbon Fee and Dividend Plans

Comparing the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) and the Climate Leadership Council (CLC) Carbon Fee and Dividend Plans The CLC has been put forward by an Οp-Ed in the Washington Post, and the “The Pricing Advantage” by George R. Schultz and … Continue reading

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Most of Trump’s Speech was Election Year Malarky

Most of What Trump Said Was Election Year Malarky It’s hard to know where to start.  Let’s start with Whew!  Calmer minds have taken over. I think for such an important War or Peace speech, it would have been better … Continue reading

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Trump’s Proposed NOAA Budget Cuts, and the Actual Increases

NOAA is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.   From their website, their Mission is:  “To understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts, to share that knowledge and information with others, and to conserve and manage coastal … Continue reading

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Trump’s Proposed 2019 DoE and NASA Cuts, and Actual Increases

Trump’s Proposed Cuts to the Department of Energy and NASA, with their actual Congressional Increases. Department of Energy Budget In the following table for the science sectors of the Department of Energy, we give, in millions of dollars:  the 2019 … Continue reading

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Costs of Weather Related Disasters Are Increasing in the US

Costs of Weather and Climate Related Disasters Over the Last 40 Years, and During the Trump Presidency The data and maps are from the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. I’m jumping the storm a little since the data for 2019 … Continue reading

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