Climate Change Snapshots #1

CO2 emissions via wine volume from left to right – Total US, Average total MDCs, Total LDCs

Here is the first from a series of snaps I’m doing focusing on some small part of climate change every several weeks: At this point what’s important to me with these postings is to keep engaged with climate change through learning, advocacy and creativity. The posts will range from prescriptive to educational, some hopeful and some laments.

CC Snaps #1:
Trump is allegedly considering pulling out of the Paris Agreement. Semi-briefly – here is why that sucks. Read more

Celebra Dia de los Muertos en Zenger Farm! / Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos at Zenger Farms!


Domingo, 30 de octubre de 1:00-4:00 p.m. en Zenger Farm, 11741 SE Foster Rd, Portland, OR 97266, celebramos Dia de los Muertos. El dia incluye pintura de caras, arrecifes de coral hecho de confite, haciendo mascaras, construyendo altares, y aprendizaje. El evento será adentro de la granja de Zenger Farm protegido de la lluvia en un espacio muy lindo. No hay costo para el evento.

On Sunday, October 30 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Zenger Farm, 11741 SE Foster Rd, Portland, OR 97266, we will be celebrating Dia de Los Muertos. Please join us for a day of face-painting, building candy-coral reefs, making masks, constructing altars, and learning. The event will be inside the Zenger Farm grange and covered from the rain in a beautiful space. The event is no cost.

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The North Pole Is Going Green!: A New Christmas Story, in Which Santa Has an Epiphany

Per Noel by Morburre

Per Noel by Morburre

Dear Parents:

Usually, it’s your children putting pen to paper this time of year, begging me for under-the-tree delivery of all manner of bouncy, cuddly, and flashing treasures. But something’s changed here in Christmas Town. Though the elves and I had hoped it might just be a few “off” years weather-wise, we can no longer deny it: The North Pole is melting. Our land of snowpeople, icicles, and eternal winter is turning . . . green.

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