Record-Breaking Climate Change

While we see all sorts of debates about whether or not climate change is real, what the cause is, or what the outcomes might be, here’s a blog that’s longer, but with detail and with a solid scientifically-accurate base of information.

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Climate breaks multiple records

in 2016, with global impacts.

 

21 March 2017

World Meteorological Organization

 

Extreme and unusual trends continue in 2017

The year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).… Keep reading

21st Century Challenges

MIT’s Technology Review just completed a survey of 50 experts about challenges they see in this century. The result was over 9,000 words; I try to keep blogs to 1,000. I culled interviews based on what seemed most relevant to sustainability, and tightened some copy without losing content. It’s long, but less than half the original, and with some profound thoughts.

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50 grand challenges

for the 21st Century

We asked experts from the world of science and technology

to describe the societal challenges that they think

matter in 2017 and beyond.Keep reading

Sustainable Living

Around the turn of the century, when I ventured into developing a small sustainable development, I made a list of the considerations that should be included in defining “sustainability.” They were the “usual” … heating, cooling, electrical power, water, air quality, waste management, etc.

And how would I measure to see if I was being sustainable?

Net Zero … which essentially can be defined as 100% of that aspect plus storage. Nature provides heat or light or rain when it pleases. … Keep reading

HOPE

Here’s an article done as a blog that provides an excellent “big picture” view of how our world is evolving, with a perspective about what will promote truly sustainable living.

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Where is the hope?

 

Blogpost by Rex Weyler

30 November, 2016

 

I’m not sure we can win with logic.

How do we reverse species loss, climate change, toxins, general overshoot of Earth’s generous habitats? We have the science, but humanity at the large scale does not appear to have the political will.… Keep reading

Life Lessons

Life Lessons

                                                     Stuart W. Rose, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Michael Newton is a psychotherapist with a unique practice. When traditional medicine is unable to solve a problem, professionals often refer their patients to him.  Using hypnosis, he does a past life regression and identifies the source of the patient’s current problem.  For example …

 

A woman had been experiencing pain in her legs, for years.

Medical tests showed absolutely no physiological problem.

Dr. Newton found that in her previous lifetime, she fell out

of her family carriage as a little girl, and the steel wheels

of the carriage rolled across her legs.Keep reading