Category Archives: Environment

Betrayal of Science and Reason

Betrayal of Science and Reason Ehrlich, 1996 In this hard-hitting and timely book, Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich challenge those who downplay the reality and importance of global environmental problems with appealing but misleading rhetoric. Such efforts to … Continue reading

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Silent Spring

Silent Spring Rachel Carson, 1962 Silent Spring begins with a “fable for tomorrow” – a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities where the use of DDT had caused damage to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural … Continue reading

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Our Endangered Atmosphere

Our Endangered Atmosphere Gary E McCuen, 1987 Several major scientific reports have been published on this issues.  The Department of Energy Review, NASA and several foreign agencies agree. Greenhouse warming of 3 to 8 degrees is expected for the doubling … Continue reading

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The Green Lifestyle Handbook

Green Lifestyle Handbook Jeremy Rifkin and Greenhouse Crisis Foundation, 1990 Buy appliances that are energy efficient.  Use less energy by turning off lights and other electronics when you aren’t in the room or they aren’t in use.  Share or borrow … Continue reading

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Feng Shui

Feng Shui Nancilee Wyndra, 1993 Your environment has a big effect on your life. It gives off positive and negative vibes.  You should rearrange things—add and subtract things to balance energy. Example: A House that sits at the T intersection … Continue reading

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Lame Deer Seeker of Visions

Lame Deer: Seeker of Visions John (Fire) Lame Deer and Richard Erodes 1972 For us Indians everything has a deeper meaning. Whatever we do is somehow connected to our religion. Indian children are never alone. They are always surrounded by … Continue reading

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Nuclear

January 28, 2016 Nuclear The past couple of weeks have been nuclear in nature. I thought it fitting since I was writing about the natural nuclear explosion over Tunguska and watching the TV show Manhattan about the first Atomic Bomb. … Continue reading

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Arts and Sciences

July 16, 2002 Arts and Sciences Arts and Sciences is a good theme for the week. Generally, the term applies to a College of Arts and Sciences. It is a department or unit within a University and focuses on liberal … Continue reading

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The Road

June 25, 2014 The Road “Light comes slowly, too slowly, as I stumble into your sights. I am yours, you’re mine. Have you lost your picture of the road through the trees? Misplaced the list of rivers and place names … Continue reading

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Apocalypse

Apocalypse Apocalypse is the buzz word of the week, perhaps even the month or year.  December 21st marks the 13th b’ak’tun on the Mayan Calender.  It is not the end of the calender itself.  The Mayans mention future dates all … Continue reading

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