Do you ever wonder about how the global transition away from fossil fuels is going? Or how climate change is progressing? Lately, the media have been so stuffed with stories from the circus, that other kinds of news have been crowded out. Even the circus has some acts relevant to the climate question, but let’s … Continue reading
Understanding the Anthropocene – we have cast our planet adrift on a dangerous voyage, and need to take charge before it is too late.
Our only home is adrift, and moving fast into dangerous waters. We need to man up, take over the controls, and bring it to safer waters. The terrible irony is that Earth is adrift because of our unthinking actions. It’s high time to clean up the messes we have made. Yet mostly, we do not … Continue reading
Bleaching as a sign we are off course It started last month with scattered reports from Mackay in the south to Port Douglas on the north Queensland coast. The Great Barrier Reef has begun to bleach again. Coral polyps by the million tossing out their minute symbiotic algae under the stress of warm water, and … Continue reading