According to an article posted on the EcoWatch web site (25 June 2019), millions of solar panels clustered together to form islands could be used to convert carbon dioxide in seawater into methanol, which can fuel air-planes and trucks. Continue reading Islands in the sun
“Tree-damaging pests pose ‘devastating’ threat to 40% of US forests” according to Oliver Milman writing in The Guardian (12 August 2019). Not quite as bad as 100% of the Amazonian forest being threatened by Brazil’s current president, but still alarming. What’s going on? Continue reading Forests empty of birds, animals, trees – and people
Sometimes you just can’t make it up!
Continue reading Golf balls in the snow
Nearly two billion people – a quarter of the world’s population – live in regions of extremely high water stress. Continue reading Kashmir – a country where only fiction can be true
Three decades ago, astronomer Carl Sagan was already warning about climate change. Continue reading A tiny and fragile world
It’s our loss. Continue reading Cynicism rules while dappled things vanish
Alaska is melting and Shishmaref is not going to survive. Continue reading The Unfrozen North