Wacky Weather Wisdom

Snow buries Washington 
(Wikipeia image)

Astronomers have discovered a new planet far beyond Pluto.  If there is life on that planet, the leading candidates for the Republican Presidential nomination –  judged by their comments on climate change – are as far out as its inhabitants. Donald Trump is not a believer in climate change.  He says it’s the weather that … Read more…

Suing Obama over Climate Change

James Hansen

James Hansen, the well know Climate Scientist, was a party to a 2014 law suit against the State of Washington, supported by an organization “Climate Change for Families”.  Besides his granddaughter there were a number of infant plaintiffs in the case. In 2015 a judge heard the case and ordered the State to consider the … Read more…

Hope or hopelessness?

reproduced from the NASA Website with permission

James Lovelock, a highly respected scientist, thinks that saving the planet from climate change is ‘beyond our ability’ , and we should stop wasting time trying to tackle global warming.  In his view  “. . . saving the planet is a foolish, romantic extravagance.” He reconciles this conclusion with his belief in the capacity of humans … Read more…

High School Students: Are you thinking about your future?

Earth Day Poster

If you are, you are probably wondering how the effects of climate change will impact your life.  And – this is the most important question – what can you do to minimize these effects? High school students across Canada deserve a chance to make their voices heard.  That is why For Our Grandchildren is sponsoring … Read more…

Two “Canadians” in Texas

K_Hayhoe

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is one of the front runners for the nomination as the Republican Presidential candidate.  Cruz was born in Canada so he has to meet the (unfounded) criticism that his birthplace raises an issue that might disqualify him from being President of the United States, even if elected. Cruz is a sceptic … Read more…