Category: Science

Climate Strike fundraiser

I’m currently doing a fundraiser on twitter in which I’ll contribute $1 to Climeworks for every new follower I get as well as RT/Like I get on this post.  Please retweet the posts on twitter, but if you’d like to see the individual tweets, here they are in a...

I’m concerned about the future of humanity

I’m increasingly concerned about the underwhelming steps we’ve taken to mitigate the risk of climate change.  We know that the fossil fuel industry owns the votes of many politicians by means of lobbying/bribery.  These politicians have sold out life on Earth in exchange for funds that ensure they stay...

Donald Trump diagnosed with malignant narcissism

Just before the election I wrote a piece about Donald Trump being a sociopath: Donald Trump is a sociopath This week a psychotherapist, John Gartner from Johns Hopkins University has diagnosed Donald Trump with malignant narcissism.  I’ll add that to our existing diagnosis of sociopath. …it’s obvious from Trump’s...

Short open letter to Pat Toomey on Scott Pruitt and Climate Change

Senator Pat Toomey of PA just wrote back to me: Thank you for contacting me about the nomination of Scott Pruitt as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator. I appreciate hearing your thoughts on this matter. As you know, on December 7, 2016, President Trump announced his intention to nominate...

Langur Monkeys show empathy during 6th mass extinction

We are in the midst of the 6th mass extinction on Earth. We’re losing mammals at 20-100 times the rate of the past. Scientists believe this is one of our fastest mass extinctions and humans are at risk. Two thirds of the worlds wildlife could be gone by 2020...

Fatherly wisdom post Trump election

Parents are having a difficult time putting Trump’s Presidency in perspective.  I’m a father to a student at University, and this is what I sent. Post election fatherly words of wisdom, trying to make some sense of it all… On social issues:  There will be some people that will...