Greenland ice cap melt has reached the point of no return.

Devastating and scary news from the Arctic as Greenland has reached the tipping point.  The melting of our northern freezer which allows our civilization to flourish has reached the point of no return, even if we cut our emissions to zero. The tipping point is where snowfall “that replenishes the ice sheet each year cannot keep up…

Trump's Ag Secretary Tells Dairy Farmers in Wisconsin to Get Big or Get Out.

Not sure this is the best message to be trying to sell to Wisconsin dairy farmers sixteen months before an election, but you go, Sonny. Minneapolis Star Tribune “President Donald Trump’s agriculture secretary said Tuesday during a stop in Wisconsin that he doesn’t know if the family dairy farm can survive as the industry moves…

The 'Everyone could have predicted' president: Trade war fiasco edition

Among other things, Donald Trump will go down in history as the “everyone could have predicted” president. That is, it’s not just that the 45th president of the United States has failed to deliver on pretty much every promise that he made to the American people; it’s that the fact that Trump’s guarantees would crash and burn was…

Ohio is being destroyed under Trump, and it's about to get a lot worse

While a lot of states are turning blue, Ohio is one of the few states getting redder—but that is only because so many people are leaving.  With the exception of Columbus, the cities in Ohio are suffering from an exodus due to a sluggish economy.  Cleveland, Toledo, and Youngstown have been hit especially hard, and have…

Integrating Food Production With Society: A Biodome in Reykjavík

It still amazes me that it took me so long to hear about this project (having just learned of it shortly before Christmas when news of them getting conditional approval on the land broke). But there’s something very interesting underway in Reykjavík which I hope to see a lot more of in the future. Reykjavík…