Category Archives: global warming

The world’s getting hotter. Didn’t you hear?

I’m dreaming of a white Halloween

On my way to work Thursday morning, I was greeted with a light dust of snow on my car. That’s Thursday morning like Thursday, October 12. I realize that I live in Minnesota now, but come on.

A few fast-melting flakes in Minneapolis were a little out of place for October, but nothing compared to the record-busting blizzard in Buffalo, NY on Thursday and Friday — over 22 and a half inches. The NYT headline: Snowstorm Blankets Buffalo, Killing at Least 3. Now that’s some serious snow.

Trying to read all about it, my . . .

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Things I didn’t know about global warming

A couple of weeks ago I saw An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore’s global warming movie. A friend of mine passed on seeing it, saying “It’s not going to tell me anything I don’t know.”

I sort of felt the same way. Yes, yes, I thought, global warming is bad and we’re all going to die. But the thing is, after seeing it, I’ve realized that global warming IS bad. And we’re all. Going. To die.

The film is mainly Al Gore giving a PowerPoint presentation, which doesn’t sound thrilling, but the numbers and data he presents are . . .

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