Oranges in Oregon
Been unusually warm this year - everywhere - for the last two decades? Want to lay odds that it is just a goofy, statistical blip, the kind that happens, you know, every hundred thousand years or so? And what's with the drought that is leeching reservoirs dry all throughout the
Instead, let's run a thought experiment. What happens to all the people in LA should they run out of water? I don't mean the stars, like
Global warming presents us with an irony. Just when we might need a source of cheap, efficient energy to solve our big problems, the selfsame source of energy that caused our problems in the first place - oil - is running dry.
That's funny once.
Take this as a personal warning. Global warming and Peak Oil are running out of control at present. The death spiral as
Not yet. We are not doomed. The world still has resources. It can still soak carbon and we can help it. But we are skating, and this isn't the little ice age.
(c) Jon S., 2004