Category Archives: Environment

The New Ice Age

Most people in the world accept the threat of Climate Change or Global Warming, however over 13% of Americans along with the Saudis and Indonesians deny that the rampant greed of Mankind has any effect on the weather and another 40% of my countrymen are agnostics. Right-wing newspapers report the expansion of glaciers, while scientists […]

Ban Ohio SB-33

On October 27, 1948 a deadly toxic fog of Hydrogen fluoride and sulfur dioxide emissions from U.S. Steel’s Donora Zinc Works and its American Steel & Wire plant blanketed the Monongahela River Valley and killed fifty people and infected thousands of people with longlasting respiratory problems. According to Wikipedia two of the heroes to emerge […]

Rain, Sleet, and Snow

Back in 2022 St. Padraic’s Day was blessed with spring weather. The next day was even warmer, especially since I had traveled south to the Northern Neck of the Potomac. Charles, Ms. Carolina, and I stood at the end of the dock. A super-sized moon roses over the far shore and the equinox sun set […]

Dr. Donald Henderson – Surveillance and Containment

According to Wikipedia the origin of smallpox is unknown. The earliest evidence of the disease dates to the 3rd century BCE in Egyptian mummies.The disease historically occurred in outbreaks. Yoruba people blamed the sickness on Sopona. In 18th-century Europe, it is estimated 400,000 people per year died from the disease, and one-third of the cases […]

800,000 Years Ago

The last Ice Age ended 20,000 years ago. Earth underwent a natural heating process for almost 19,800, but the atmosphere has been filled with carbon emission from the Industrial Age into the present Plague of Consumerism. The last time the atmosphere had 400 ppm of carbon was 800,000 years ago. Homo Sapiens did not exist, […]