Australia’s Energy Dilemma

Australia’s Energy Dilemma

(Looking under the hood of the Renewable Energy Policies & Infrastructure in the Land Down Under) “One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results”. — Milton Friedman America and Australia are energy...
Renewable Energy Mandates

Renewable Energy Mandates

I recently watched the Michael Moore film, “Planet of the Humans.”  Not coincidentally, Moore released the film on the 50th Earth Day and fifty years after his first film, an Eagle Scout project, which dealt with pollution in his hometown in Michigan.  I was struck by...
Sea Level Rising

Sea Level Rising

SEA LEVEL RISING BLOG I am a sailboat sailor. Tides, seas and winds are the essence of our pleasure and challenge. The storm’s sediment deposits and currents certainly impacted the bay’s depth and its channels for navigating. I live very close to the water where...

PLASTIC BAG BANS AND COVID-19

PLASTIC BAG BANS AND COVID-19 Before COVID-19 blindsided us, warnings about possible health consequences of banning single-use plastics for the protection of the environment fell on deaf ears. Reusable bags can contribute to the spread of COVID-19 and other viruses....
Paper Vs. Plastic

Paper Vs. Plastic

Paper vs Plastic I recall the time when supermarkets and other retailers introduced plastic shopping bags. They were not well received at the time. The phrase “paper or plastic?” was offered as a packaging/carrying option. At the time the “Save the Forests” movement...
THE PARIS AGREEMENT (AKA AS COP21)

THE PARIS AGREEMENT (AKA AS COP21)

My granddaughter has a chore board hanging in our home. It contains a host of tasks/chores she can complete that provide her with responsibilities, awareness to her immediate environment and beyond and, ultimately, her reward (earning an allowance). Although not...