'Coimhtioch Gan Cuireadh' have Irish in a Dander

Posted by John Goetz My lovely wife is Irish. She loves to talk, drink Guinness, and adores her motherland. I have to admit I love the place as well. We…

A note to longtime readers of this blog – the demise of an old friend

Many of you who have been with me from the start will recall fondly the day I was annointed to “holy” status by our local alternate weekly, The Chico Beat.…

NOAA: China to Warm U.S. Heartland

Posted by John Goetz CNN had the following AP article on their website today. NOAA says that shorter-term pollutants from Asia may raise U.S. heartland temperatures by three degrees in…

Public Invited to Submit Essays, Photos for Online Global Warming Book

Posted by John Goetz I ran across the following announcement this morning: September 4, 2008 at The Union of Concerned Scientists website: Penguin Classics Joins the Union of Concerned Scientists…