Daily Archives: September 11, 2014

Understanding Obama’s Energy Security Policy

Over the past six years, President Obama has outlined his thoughts on energy and security. Canadian oil is deadly, planet threatening oil. Middle eastern oil is good, and helps fund freedom fighters like ISIS in Syria. We must bomb both … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent Just Below 2006, Up 68% From 2012

COI | Centre for Ocean and Ice | Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut There has been essentially no change in ice coverage this month. green shows gain since September 1. Red shows loss.

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1930’s Were Much Hotter And Drier Than Anything We Have Experienced

Eighty years ago, almost 40% of the US was experiencing extreme drought, compared to 3% in September, 2014. Not only was it dry, it was also very hot. The frequency of 90 degree days in the US has also plummeted over the … Continue reading

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Do Animals Think?

Humans like to talk about stupid stuff, imagining that they are more intelligent than turnips. One conversation I heard recently is “do animals think?”Having spent much of my life observing nature, I am always amazed by questions like that. Ten years … Continue reading

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