The A’s, B’s and now C’s of Global Melting

With Larsen A gone, B going, and C on the brink of collapse, Antarctica is expected to lose an area of ice twice as large as Rhode Island within in the next several years. Videos, diagrams and more Continue reading The A’s, B’s and now C’s of Global Melting

The Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900: A Review of “Isaac’s Storm”

Erik Larson’s 1999 “Isaac’s Storm” guides readers through the experience of the most deadly storm in U.S. history. Here are my thoughts on the novel and it’s translation into modern times. Continue reading The Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900: A Review of “Isaac’s Storm”

Epic Map Fails (News Edition)

During my morning catch-up routine, I was floored by this gem of a graphic:   MSN isn’t the first news station to botch a map. In fact, it’s a regular occurrence at FOX and CNN. It’s not a surprise considering the U.S. is next to last in the world when it comes to geography. Here’s a collection of some of the most epic map fails.    Continue reading Epic Map Fails (News Edition)

On closer examination, Obama’s remarks not-so-promising

When I heard President Obama dedicated eight sentences to resolving climate change, more than any president in years past and the issue most-highlighted in his 2013 Inaugural Address, I was elated. Environmentalists like myself have grown impatient with Obama’s lackluster … Continue reading On closer examination, Obama’s remarks not-so-promising

My book now available on NOOK, Amazon Kindle

My fiction short-story, “The Bottom of Mt. Vesuvius,” is now on sale for e-readers through both Barnes and Noble NOOK and Amazon Kindle. The best part? It’s still only 99 cents! You may also download the Kindle app for free on your PC, mac or ipad. To purchase the story through Barnes and Noble, click here. To purchase through Amazon.com for your Kindle, click here (PRIME members can read for free). .  Continue reading My book now available on NOOK, Amazon Kindle