The difference between municipal lip service and actually creating a climate-proof city . . .
. . . might be the work of a CRO. Atlanta just appointed one, responsible for coordinating efforts across city departments against the effects of warming, among other concerns. Flood prevention, emergency management, fresh water security, and other adaptations to climate change are on the list.
If your city could do with more resiliency initiatives, suggest […]
Lost driver: “Can you tell me how to get to Union Grove?” Roadside farmer: “No. But if I was you, I wouldn’t start from here.”
Most of us have trouble seeing from here down the road. If we ponder what life would be like with a lot less water, air-conditioning, meat, or municipal services, it’s hard to visualize. How would limited transportation, lower home values, more community conflict, and food scarcities feel? We can’t quite imagine.
The Congress needs to act on climate change – we should push our legislators towards a positive thinking in this matter. […]
There are money pits America needs to fill. There are money piles we might use.
America needs to pay these obligations – or duck them.
$14,350,000,000,000 Our national debt, most will agree, is too big for our national income to support. Slowing or stopping its growth means significantly cutting the federal deficit, currently $1.65 trillion per year.
$2,000,000,000,000 Estimated infrastructure repair needs (e.g. roads, bridges, transportation networks and water systems) in the […]
For many who are expecting to be Raptured, global warming seems like part of God’s will. They won’t try to prevent or even mitigate it. […]
Scientists see evidence that human reason is weak when applied to finding the truth, but strong when used to defend a viewpoint, regardless of its truth. […]
Is this the first step toward government effort to reduce the nation’s dependence on gasoline? Even if it’s not, it’s a warning we need to reduce the family’s use. […]
Global warming believers and skeptics have different emotional approaches. Why? […]