Posts Tagged ‘energy’

Cruel summer

03Sep21

August was not a good month for those who believe they have the power to control the weather. Things started to go downhill on Aug. 12, when those climate deniers at the Department of Public Utilities hastened the incineration of the planet by approving Project 2015A. Project 2015A a natural gas-fired plant to be sited […]


Remember all the way back to last week, when we had a four-day heat wave? I realize that the return to winter weather over the July Fourth weekend tends to blunt the memory of what came before. But three of those days, June 28, 29 and 30, brought temperatures of between 97 and 100, coupled […]


Natural history

24May19

I made my feelings known on the topic of bike lanes a few weeks ago. I’m not a fan, but they’re coming, as just one part of a $15 million downtown infrastructure project. Rightly or wrongly, I associate bike lanes with some other obnoxious trends, like the demonization of automobiles and fossil fuels. The internal […]


My Earth Day

22Apr16

Today is Earth Day, and observances are underway around the world and have been for several weeks because coincidentally, April also happens to be Earth Month! I find it outrageous that in 2016 we are so earth-centric as to focus only on the planet that we happen to inhabit out of the eight (formerly nine) […]