Category Archives: climate

My Ideal House, Part 3

Maybe the house I’m imagining doesn’t sound appealing, but I’d love it. Maybe it isn’t affordable (that’s why I’m not living there right now.) Even if you don’t do it, I’d reduce the impact on the planet we share. For … Continue reading

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My Ideal House, Part 2

Things for my ideal house, continued: Enough garden to grow about 75% of my food. That would be vegetables, fruits, nuts, herbs, spices, and a few free-range chickens for eggs. I’d grow potatoes for starch instead of much bread. Peanuts, … Continue reading

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My Ideal House, Part 1

All of this is possible right now, just not possible for me right now. Here’s what I’d get: An energy efficient house Much higher than code for insulation, energy efficient appliances, etc. A solar powered house, off-grid. Forget turning off … Continue reading

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Hot Climate Data

According to the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the globally averaged temperature for August 2015 was the warmest August on record. For the world. A third of the contiguous U.S. is in drought conditions, while some of the recent … Continue reading

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