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Posts from the ‘Earth’ category

  • Climate Change: from War to Brain Damage

    As climate change accelerates, our warming planet is driving crises that range from war on one side of the globe to brain-damaged babies on the other. A few reports from recent…

  • Climate News to Make Your Blood Boil

    What a week for climate change. A blizzard of new studies and reports. Let’s start in the Middle East – you know, that place where we dig up more oil than anywhere else in…

  • Ocean Circulation May Be Shutting Down

    Remember the 2004 movie The Day After Tomorrow, where fresh water from melting polar ice pours into the North Atlantic, pushing down the warm salt water and causing ocean currents…

  • Almost Toast

    You might reasonably assume that the red line in this diagram illustrates what happens if humankind takes no action at all on climate change. But no, what the red line actually…

  • What Really Sparked the War in Syria

    Satellite image showing Syria at focal point of Middle East drought. It’s horrific, intractable, seemingly endless … and quite possibly the shape of other wars to come.…

    Why Boulder, Colorado?

    With huge floods in Colorado, fires in California, twin hurricanes on the two coasts of Mexico, and all the other weather catastrophes of the summer season,…

    Are You a Martian?

      Mars today, and how it may have looked in its early days with what astronomers believe was a large northern ocean. Ladies, you may not,…

    The Pinwheel Galaxy

    Great photo of one of our cosmic neighbors, the Pinwheel Galaxy – our nearest face-on spiral galaxy, just 27 million light years away. This photo was…

    Fires Seen from Space Station

    The Indonesian fire that’s burning down forests for palm oil plantations, killing more of the remaining orangutans, and choking nearby Singapore. [readon] The West Fork Complex…

    The Other Stone Henge

    The Avebury henge, by Gregg Parker. This is the Avebury Stone Circle, which surrounds the village of Avebury, near Stonehenge in southwest England. Built nearly 3,000…