Category Archives: Climate Change General

Looking at Clouds

My sabbatical is long over, alas, but like any good project it has reverberations and influences that last well beyond the submission date.  So I am going to keep this blog going, as a place to air thoughts as I … Continue reading

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Words, Communication and Action: Upcoming posts

I haven’t posted here for a while now, partly because of upcoming travels.  As of now, two posts are currently in progress, one about the power of words and metaphors in the context of climate and education (in which I … Continue reading

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“If You See Something, Say Something”: The Scientist as Activist

The title of my post comes from a recent New York Times article by climatologist Michael Mann of Pennsylvania State University.  About a decade ago, a scientific paper he co-authored flung him into the middle of the climate wars – … Continue reading

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Of Bathtubs, Fracking, and Climate Treaties

Imagine a person who has a bad diet – too much meat, carbohydrates, sugars, that sort of thing.  A bad diet doesn’t kill a person right away, so it is extraordinarily difficult for this person to change his or her … Continue reading

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The Start of a Journey

I set up this blog on the 12th of January, 2014.  It is the start of a journey of exploration on various aspects of climate change.  Here I will record musings, comment on news items, discuss scientific articles, and talk … Continue reading

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