Stand by for political realignment in America!

Summary:  I've long believed that our political system has rapidly accumulating strains, soon to rip the system apart so that new coalitions emerge, centered on new issues -- political realignments (see Wikipedia), as has happened before in American history. Not the widely anticipated move to the "middle" (a two-dimensional line), but political reshuffling in multiple … Continue reading Stand by for political realignment in America!

This is what defeat looks like for the Left, and perhaps also for environmentalists

Summary:  For over a quarter-century the Left has sought public policy changes to fight global warming and the resulting climate change, relying largely on alarmist forecasts. Increasingly wild forecasts, disconnected from the work of climate scientists, the IPCC, and the major climate agencies. What have they reaped from this massive commitment of resources? The answer … Continue reading This is what defeat looks like for the Left, and perhaps also for environmentalists

Good news: air quality in the US has improved!

Summary:  This post will get little traffic, like most that give good news.  "If it bleeds, it leads."  Articles about the last faux-doomster news get traffic, re-enforcing the widespread belief that the ecology of the USA slowly (or rapidly) rolls down to Hell.  How sad. Althought a disappointing for "the environment is going to hell" … Continue reading Good news: air quality in the US has improved!