Daily Archives: July 19, 2018

Global Warming: Kids Lead

In just two days, kids will be marching in Washington D.C. to urge our leaders to do more to fight against man-made climate change.

I doubt the present leadership will listen. That doesn’t matter; what counts is that they are the real leaders. But it’s important, it’s critical, that we listen. It’s crucial that others listen too. You can help! What they most need is publicity, so do your part.

The internet age makes it easy to spread the word, and you don’t even have to leave your easy chair. Twitter, Facebook, Instgram, WordPress, Blogger, and lots lots more give us all the opportunity to make this much more widely known. Please, please, do what you can to get the word out. Not only do they need us, we need them.

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Global Warming USA: Patterns of Drought

A good measure of drought severity is the Palmer Drought Severity Index, also called simply “PDSI.” One thing to keep in mind is that negative numbers indicated drought, the more negative the more severe, while positive numbers indicate wet conditions. Values of -2 or lower indicate moderate drought, -3 and below are severe drought, and -4 or lower marks extreme drought.

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