Category Archives: Environment

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 […]

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 […]

The New Ice Age

Most people in the world accept the threat of Climate Change or Global Warming. A good percentage of Americans along with the Saudis and Indonesians deny the rampant greed of Mankind has any effect on the weather. Over 13% of my countrymen consider the threat ‘hooey’ and another 40% are agnostics. Right-wing newspapers report the […]

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, […]

The Last Tree in the World

The right have long suspected Global Warming as a propaganda device foisted on the masses to prevent them from riding SUVs, but these millions of fat people sweat too much, which is the main cause for the temperature rise. I’m also overweight, although most of it is beer bloat. If you are not part of […]