The Challenge of the 21st Century – Reflections on 2,000 Postings to this Blog Site

March 28, 2017 – It has been seven years of writing, this journey of mine. Today marks the 2,000 entry to the site which I began back in October of 2009. I’ve enjoyed sharing ... Continue Reading →

Facts and Evidence Matter in Confronting Climate Crisis States David Suzuki

March 24, 2017 – I frequently receive emails from the David Suzuki Foundation. The content that follows is one I felt worth sharing with those who visit this blog site regularly. ... Continue Reading →

What Will Our Homes Look Like by the Year 2100?

March 23, 2017 – With today’s posting we welcome back Susan Finch, a freelance writer who has provided content here on three previous occasions. Susan writes about small ... Continue Reading →

WMO, Doctors and Climate Scientists See Trump Presidency as a Climate Change Disaster

March 21, 2017 – It is spring in the Northern Hemisphere starting today, a beautiful day here in Toronto where I live. That’s the local weather and not the global climate ... Continue Reading →

Dubai is Going to Have the First 3D-Printed Skyscraper

March 20, 2017 – It appears 3D printing has moved from the industrial workbench and home hobbyist to the world of large-scale building construction. No longer are we to be impressed ... Continue Reading →

Will We Shrink in Size as the Earth Warms Up?

March 18, 2017 – When you take a baby out on a cold winter morning you layer the clothes on for him or her more than for yourself. Why? Because smaller warm-blooded creatures ... Continue Reading →

CO2 from Aircraft Only One Part of the Industry’s Greenhouse Gas Problem

March 18, 2017 – Last October I posted information here about an agreement by 191 country members of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to adopt a carbon emission ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Rotor Sails on Tankers and Cruise Ships will Harvest Wind, Save Fuel and Reduce Emissions

March 16, 2017 – In 1926 a German engineer named Anton Flettner built a ship that included some surface deck structures that seemed oddly out of place. Described as spinning sails, ... Continue Reading →

1816 – The Year Without Summer and What it Tells Us About Climate Change Consequences

March 14, 2017 – The largest volcanic eruption in recent history began on April 5, 1815, at Mount Tambora, Sumbawa Island, Indonesia. The final event of this volcanic eruption ... Continue Reading →

Royal Dutch Shell Warned World of Catastrophic Climate Change From Increased Atmospheric CO2 in 1991

March 9, 2017 – In a rediscovered 28-minute film entitled, Climate of Concern, Shell Oil, while continuing to invest in CO2-emission creating fossil fuels, warned the world about ... Continue Reading →