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...
Clean Energy – At What Price?

Clean Energy – At What Price?

A look at weather dependent renewable energy. I recall the early days of solar energy in the 1970s. In the late 70’s hot water heater roof top collectors were being offered by utility companies.  Having fabricated a solar hot water heater for our family’s swimming...
CO2 – Nature’s Building Block or Pollutant

CO2 – Nature’s Building Block or Pollutant

Each year I plant a vegetable garden.  I have a great southern exposed plot that gives me ample sunshine. I work the soil every year adding my own compost, mulch and a little help from Miracle-Gro. I make sure I get plenty of water and weed it regularly.  It provides...
From Earth Day To the New Green Deal

From Earth Day To the New Green Deal

The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Intentions I recall the first Earth Day in 1970 as it was the year I began High School.  At the time and for most of the 1970’s, I worked in businesses that were weather dependent.  I paid more attention to the air, sun,...