Call for change on climate change.

Call for change on climate change.

I guess I missed the point where the right wing radio bloviators and such started accepting climate change as reality–it seems not long ago this was still debated, at least by politicians and the ill (Fox News) informed. We still have the debate as to cause, of...

Record annual rainfall in St. Louis.

Record annual rainfall in St. Louis.

Here’s a blog I’ve just discovered: Mother Nature Watch, written by, as far as I can tell, faculty at the Center for Environmental Science at St. Louis University. And an interesting post from October 7; link, quote: Today’s rainfall is bringing the St....

LRRD in Texas and Michigan.

LRRD in Texas and Michigan.

Last week’s a blur for me–I spent most of it cranking on a proposal to do research on a beautiful watershed in Michigan’s UP. Keep your fingers crossed for us. This is the sort of real-world research and management consulting that compliments and...

USGS Ike damage assessments.

USGS Ike damage assessments.

The USGS has posted before and after photos, here of the Bolivar Peninsula just east of Galveston. Maybe I should explain my posts on this–I believe that climate change and society’s reaction to it are among our most important environmental issues. And of...

Hurricane Ike aftermath in Texas.

Hurricane Ike aftermath in Texas.

The national media seems to have moved on quickly, but the Houston Chronicle has extensive coverage. The photos are hard to believe. Many in Illinois are still without power, and nearly every house in Carbondale has a big pile of limbs on the curb. It’s...