How Many Deaths!?

Last week, an organization called Stand.earth (who even knew that .earth was a domain?) organized a rally dubbed “Too Dirty To Wear” at a Levi’s store in Manhattan to protest the company’s “climate pollution.” Supposedly, by...

Leave No Trace

Thus goes a motto for responsible camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities. It is a motto I learned on my first Outward Bound course, mountaineering in the Four Corners region of southwestern Colorado. It’s a mantra that was repeated on the three subsequent...

The Climate Action Farce

With much fanfare, Syria, a nation torn asunder in a civil/proxy war, joined the Paris Climate Accords, leaving America as the final holdout. Whoop-de-lah-di-dah-doo. Does anyone in his right mind think that Syria is going to engage in “climate action,”...

Energy is Life

The preparations for Hurricane Irma’s Florida landfall served to shine light on a core reality of modern life: energy is fundamental. The mass exodus out of Miami and other threatened coastal areas has taxed the regional infrastructure’s ability to provide...