Starving Plant Life

In my last post, Boogie-man Gas, I talked about CO2 and the controversies surrounding this trace gas.  I also pointed out to evidence that CO2 has been a beneficial gas, and not the pollutant that most people think it is. Still, with headlines such as these (Scientists call for action to tackle CO2 levels,[1] and New Milestone for CO2 Levels: Mauna Loa Observatory Records 400 … Continue reading Starving Plant Life

Winter in July

These are the very last days of July, 2013.  If we don’t stop and capture the sunshine and the gentle trade winds, the scented leaves and the birdsong, it will be over in a matter of hours and we will be neck-deep in the warm beach sands of August.  But that is true only until it is no longer true.  In fact, the clock is … Continue reading Winter in July

Ocean Heat—Hot Surfer Dudes vs. Scientists

(Continued from The Heat is On—Barely) The Oceans are supposed to be getting hotter, says climate scientists. Last I checked, however, the hottest things in (and on) the oceans are the surfer dudes with their tanned bodies and their muscular physiques.  This is the reason why my home is within driving proximity to Santa Cruz, home to some of the most amazing species of hot … Continue reading Ocean Heat—Hot Surfer Dudes vs. Scientists

The Voice of Mother Earth

At the quantum level, we are all nothing but photons of light. Everything is nothing but photons of light. This includes not just humans, but animals, plants, bacteria, virii. It also includes minerals, metals, water, and the air swirling into and around that body of minerals, metals, and water. What makes the human grouping of photons more special than that of a bird or a … Continue reading The Voice of Mother Earth