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About arjaybe

Jim has fought forest fires and controlled traffic in the air and on the sea. Now he writes stories.

Young Climate Activists Facing Hate

Greta Thunberg: Why are young climate activists facing so much hate? Greta Thunberg has been viciously attacked, as noted in this post, but she’s not the only one. Those putative grown-ups who don’t like to be told that they might … Continue reading

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The Prime — Fulltime Report

I have written the last chapter of The Prime. The novel comes in at about three or four thousand words over the sixty thousand I was aiming for, so that’s not bad. This time, though, I might end up with … Continue reading

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Climate Critics Escalate Personal Attacks on Teen Activist

Greta Thunberg Climate change deniers are personally attacking a sixteen year old girl with autism because they fear that people will listen to her. I’m not going to say a lot about it, but rather just direct you to the … Continue reading

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Drought Plateau

“Enchanted Light | New Mexico” by Jim Crotty is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0   That’s typical. No sooner had I reported on the jet stream being stalled, resulting in cooler, damper weather, than it whipped up north of us … Continue reading

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Wildfire in the Morning

We woke up to this today. A little later on. Well, they said the fire hazard was extreme.

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10% of Fossil Fuel Subsidy ‘Could Pay for Green Transition’

via Just 10% of fossil fuel subsidy cash ‘could pay for green transition’ | Environment | The Guardian In the global energy market, renewables get about U$100 billion per year in subsidies. Fossil fuels get U$370 billion per year. Subsidies … Continue reading

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Drought Returning

Since the last report where the drought level was easing due to low temperatures and wet conditions, things are picking up again. While Droughtman seized the opportunity to point out that the wildfire hazard was low, it didn’t last. We’ve … Continue reading

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Drought Easing

“Enchanted Light | New Mexico” by Jim Crotty is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Already we have surpassed the average rainfall for July, at only the three-quarter mark. This has allowed the drought level to be reduced from 3 to … Continue reading

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Transgender Sexism

This will be a short piece on the strange kind of sexism experienced by Doctor Ben Barres, a transgender man. When he was born in 1954 his gender assignment was female. At that time there were only two to choose … Continue reading

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Security Certificate Restored

Good news! The missing security certificate has been applied and you need no longer fear visiting the Green Comet website. I scolded them for their lapse and they promised that it would renew automatically next time. No harm done, I … Continue reading

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