KAYAK VOYAGES TO THE NORTH POLE will soon be on the list of things-to-do for the more adventurous among us. The dynamics of weather itself are changing because of the thawing of the Arctic ice masses and it should probably be the biggest “news story” of our time if we humans paid attention to things that move so slowly. [Continue reading]
GLOBAL CONGLOMERATE SHELL OIL (aka Shell Global and Royal Dutch Shell PLC), one of the giants in the fossil-fuel industry, had what was intended as a publicity move turned on them from various sources. This included tweets from two prominent names in the green energy movement.
An article titled “Shell’s climate poll on Twitter backfires spectacularly” on The Guardian website opened with these lines:
“A climate poll on Twitter posted by Shell has backfired spectacularly, with the oil company accused of gaslighting the public. [Continue reading]
OUR OCEANS REMAIN MYSTERIOUS AND ALIEN but we are learning more about it every day—sometimes, out of necessity. Such as the need to understand changes in the temperatures of the waters as a potential reflection of global climate change. In an article titled “Underwater earthquakes’ sound waves reveal changes in ocean warming.” [Continue reading]
THE GUARDIAN IS NOT A SUPERHERO. At least not this Guardian. Nor is it a movie about a sedate blind priest sitting at his open window, protecting our world from the gates of Hell. This Guardian is a British daily newspaper, founded in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian. Today, the paper’s readership is generally on the mainstream left of British political opinion. [Continue reading]