Category: environment

An ignorant Trump vents on forest fires

                                                                                                                                                                                              getty images   “Trump doubles down on his previous ignorant tweet about California #water and fires. The only water that reaches the ocean these days is what’s left AFTER the massive diversions OUT of our rivers for cities and farms. And there’s no shortage of fire-fighting water. Nuts.”  [Tweet from Peter Gleick]   On... Read more »

Donald Trump: A life-threatening toxin in our body politic

    What did we do to deserve to be cursed With a president who is the worst of the worst? He was duly elected But now us has infected With a pernicious boil that Bob Mueller must burst.    

Is this Trump's environmental endgame?

  In  Paris,  says Pruitt, the EPA head, We were totally burned by the world and  misled So we dropped out;  hereafter We stop all their laughter And wind up destroying the planet instead.  
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Senate is poised to confirm EPA scourge

  “In 2014, for instance, Pruitt sued to block the EPA’s Regional Haze Rule. The rule is built on a 15-year-old program meant to ensure that air around national parks is especially clear. Pruitt lost his case.”  [theatlantic.com]   For the EPA Trump’s nominee is Scott Pruitt Who as Sooner A.G. did oppose it and... Read more »

Russians are having an Arctic blast with Trump

  “Stock market is soaring No prizes for guessing which country was most enthusiastic about Donald Trump’s victory Wednesday. The Russian stock market was the world’s second-best performer of the day (right behind Switzerland’s market). Stocks surged in the hopes that the new president-elect will lift the sanctions that President Barack Obama imposed on Russia... Read more »

Trump's rhetoric puts mankind itself in jeopardy

  “It remains unclear how Trump will behave after his inauguration, but his tweets and actions during the transition leave plenty of room for misunderstandings both domestically and diplomatically.” [katu.com]   At the times now when peace and good will are unfurled, We know wisdom must guide every word  stitched and purled. Let it be... Read more »
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Tom Selleck quenches his thirst...illegally

  “TV star Tom Selleck has been accused of stealing water amid California’s drought from a neighboring water district.“ [npr.org]   While in the drought most people schlepped, Sweat in the daylight,  when  they slept. The law conserving water kept, All bound by conscience. All, except Tom Selleck, wealthy aquaklept.*   *from the Greek “kleptein”... Read more »

Earth Day: A Verse

  It isn’t  this might be “Someone you know’s” birthday. Or that it’s “I’ll live up to all that I’ m worth” day. It’s more special,  you see, To remember that we Must preserve and  protect it.  So celebrate ‘Earth Day’!