Have a happy planet holidays!

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Bodhi Day, Pancha Ganapati, Saturnalia, Newtonmas or any other year end / solstice related holiday, happy holidays! May your days be joyous, peaceful and meaningful! I know I am early, but I wanted to prompt you to think about making your holidays a little greener this year. So you’ve got two…

Travel

As much as we like to fly off to exotic locations, I doubt that it is a surprise to hear that flying is very bad for the environment. So what can we do? Take local holidays, and you also help the local economy. Travel predominantly by train or by bus/coach. An excellent site to help you…

Part 1: Climate Science

To bring you “up to speed”, I will write a five part series on climate science and the current predictions on how bad it will get if we don’t act. These will be long entries, but I try to keep them readable, which means omitting a lot of the detail. The links at the bottom of each entry will help you find out more.

The series will include Climate Science (how it is made), Climate Skepticism (why the science is not believed), Climate Projections (what it means for us and future generations), Climate Feedbacks (the worst that could happen) and Climate Action (how we can stop it from happening).

This first part will discuss the past and present Climate Science process.