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As seen on Twitter w/e 3rd February 2018


  • I’m preparing some slides for an upcoming talk (on climate policy, yowza!). The attached is an effort to show in a readily understandable way the mind-bending scale of the energy challenge associated with deep decarbonization. 
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General Topics

What comes down (must go up?)

TREE: Beech

LOCATION: St David Street

Wet and bedraggled. Me, not the tree. Well, both of us actually.

After a manically busy day, I hurried out of my office to head to pick up my kids, only to discover it was bucketing down with rain. 360 more words

Finding hope for Mother Earth and our futures.

When I became a mother my distress at the worlds issues and climate change soared high.  I used to wake up in the middle of the night frightened for my children’s future.  255 more words

Green And Sustainable Living

Why is Africa building a Great Green Wall? BBC News

Eleven countries are planting a wall of trees from east to west across Africa, just under the southern edge of the Sahara desert. The wall is 8,000 km long and 15 km wide. 22 more words


The Great Green Wall of Africa: Will it help fight climate change?

Climate change poses huge challenges and some projections say it will cause hundreds of millions to become refugees. Desertification in sub-Saharan Africa plays a big part of that, and that in turn feeds into Europe’s unfolding migrant crisis. 41 more words


Forest Thinning: Deforestation or Fuel Reduction?

After hearing the sound of helicopter logging in the Ashland, Oregon watershed, I started to look into our practice of forest thinning and its pros and cons. 1,459 more words


Week 5 Grassland Mgmt

In the video How to Fight Desertification and Reverse Climate Change, Allan explains the transition from reduction to increasing livestock overgrazing. I saw there was linear thinking perspective of people trying to eliminate the number of cows to avoid desertification and methane emissions. 518 more words

October 2017