Browsing the archives for the The Numbers category

The climate-conscious corpse (part 1)

It would be hard to devise a more climate-unfriendly way to go than the conventional American burial. Figuratively and in many cases literally, we drench our dead in fossil fuels.


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You may as well act if you are the one facing the terrible diagnosis, because the quality of your own life and of your children’s and grandchildren’s lives, depends to a large degree on what you–on what we all–do now to help the patient survive..

A hard rain’s a-gonna fall

If you care about education in Wisconsin – and what is education but teaching people about how the world has changed and preparing them for the changes that are coming – the Wisconsin State Climatology Office is as worthy an investment in education as any we can make.