Carbon Dioxide makes Carbohydrates: Climate Change means more Sugar, less Food

In the Jan/Feb 2020 issue of Mother Jones, Tom Philpott writes that increasing atmospheric CO2 is having a detrimental effect on our nutrition, along with all our other woes. Referring to research by Irakli Loladze, a mathematical biologist, Philpott reports…

7 years more of Fayette Coal Emissions?

Photo Credit" Larry D. Moore CC BY-SA 3.0 Climate activists like 350 Austin are fighting to close the Fayette coal-fired power plant, a polluting behemoth that emits up to 12 million tons of carbon dioxide per year (2006)  Link. In…

An Agricultural Revolution to Fight Climate Change?

https://youtu.be/y2V_xv2uwwU (note:  proceed to 3:13 to skip over the intros/admin discussion) The following essay appeared in Slate magazine and looks at the continuing escalation of CO2 in the atmosphere, combined with the potential for agriculture to fix the problem.  Among…

Is atmospheric carbon the key to restoring nutritious food as well as rainwater conservation?

I have been studying this hypothesis for several years now, and it is interesting to see some higher profile journalism suggesting the same. The hypothesis is on whether our soils can absorb all of the carbon in the atmosphere.  We…