Category Archives: Natural Resources

Issues affecting our natural environment

World climate is changing

Earth’s climate has been changing for many decades. Now, the world is threatened by three effects of the change. By the time today’s children have become the adults in authority, they will face a world unbelievably different from ours, today. … Continue reading

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If I explain, they will accept. Uh, umm

Today’s SkepticalScience.com has a link to one of Katharine Hayhoe’s latest videos. Facts don’t convince.  This video (Fig 1) is a very solid description on why you cannot come up to someone, just explain the technical facts about something, then … Continue reading

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Climate shift denialists 2 – Religious

Trump and his religious followers deny climate change.  Why? On June 1 (2017), Pres. Trump pulled the U.S. out of the international Paris Agreement On Climate Change.  This is a major action that will haunt our grandchildren’s grandchildren. It also … Continue reading

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Climate shift denialists 1 – Business and politics

Trump and other denialists reject climate change.  Why? On June 1, Pres. Trump pulled the U.S. out of the international Paris Agreement On Climate Change and pushed climate change into one of the major stories of the year. This has … Continue reading

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Obama Decides On Keystone XL

Obama announced at 11:00 Nov 6 in 2015 that the contentious Keystone XL program has been rejected. This is written minutes after President Obama publicly announced his administration’s rejection of the Keystone upgrade project. LastTechAge has been following this since … Continue reading

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KXL threatens US environment -Not energy -Not climate

Keystone XL is is a threat to US environmental integrity. Its Senate vote is near. The bill forcing development of the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline build is about to be set before the president.   The proponents say it is about … Continue reading

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Should oil trains get limited liability?

Exploding oil cars do not deserve a waiver from the costs they generate. Warren Buffett has requested that oil train companies get a liability limitation – just like nuclear power plants, so reports Heather Smith  in her 2014 Aug 6 … Continue reading

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