CLIMATE WATCH - California’s once-abundant salmon runs are on the verge of collapse.
EPA WATCH - This essay was written before I got word that:(a) hundreds of women and others were surrounded by Capital Police and facing arrest in militant protests on behalf of recently stripped abortion rights outside the illegitimate Christian Fascist United States Supreme Court on the morning of Thursday, June 30, 2022;
CA SENATE BILL 54 - The legislative path to reducing plastic waste in California became significantly clearer on Tuesday when the Assembly Natural Resources Committee voted 9-0 to approve a bill that targets the production of single-use plastic packaging and foodware in the state over the next decade.
CLIMATE WATCH - Last year, worldwide energy-related CO2 topped 36B tons. That’s a new world record.
FOSSIL FUELS - Mother Earth’s affair with coal goes back in time to when swampy forests predominated the planet 360 to 299 million years ago during the Carboniferous Period of the late Paleozoic Era.
THE ENVIRONMENT - Nothing so illustrates the mindset of green politics, particularly in California, as the word “natural,” which is taken to mean unspoiled, pure, and better than the workings of man.
CLIMATE WATCH - Humans have a tendency to believe everything will be pretty much the same in the future as it has been in the past.
SCOTUS AMONG US - It appears that Republicans on the Supreme Court are preparing to light our planet on fire
THE ENVIRONMENT - The moment may be at hand for Californians to turn the tide on a sea of plastic waste that environmentalists say is destroying life in the ocean, contaminating drinking water and stuffing state landfills.