Category Archives: Houston Flooding

Is the US Really the Strongest That It Has Ever Been?

Is the US Really the Strongest That It Has Ever Been? Well,Trump has pumped up the military budget for the last two budgets.  And the weapons systems have been progressed.  But the military is only one of many technological, environmental, … Continue reading

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Fifteen Republican States Will Suffer the Most Climate Change in This Century

Fifteen Republican States Will Suffer the Most Climate Change in This Century This has one exception, of the inclusion of the Democratic state of Hawaii. A study by the Brookings Institute Metropolitan Policy Program shows in the figure below that … Continue reading

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Slides from the NOAA/NASA Annual Global Analysis for 2018

Slides from the NOAA/NASA Annual Global Analysis for 2018 The NASA author is Gavin A. Schmidt, and the NOAA author is Derek Arendt. I have put photos of the graphs from the above analysis on a Flickr album NOAA/NASA Annual … Continue reading

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World, US, and California Flood Maps

World, US, and California Flood Maps We use the online Climate Central flood map data at ss2.climatecentral.org to generate flood maps for California, the US, and the World.  In general, we start with the 6 foot flood maps, and go … Continue reading

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New Year’s Political Niblets

New Year’s Political Niblets The only real military action Trump has initiated is to attack air facilities of Syria after they used nerve gas against civilians.  That was actually the only clean air action that Trump has taken.  As far … Continue reading

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Building a Trumpian Sea Wall

Building a Trumpian Sea Wall Trump’s attacks on greenhouse gas regulations will be a major contributor to global warming for the foreseeable future.  This includes stopping improvements in CAFE cleaner car standards.  The EPA is halving the rate of methane … 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

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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

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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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