A Man in Search of a Squirrely Dictionary

Most people familiar with the squirrel, think of a bushy tail and backyard bird feeder robbery. The squirrels of most urbanite’s experience nest in trees and scold other people for the most innocuous behavior. They are very territorial and have been known to yell at people for no more apparent reason than that the person … Continue reading A Man in Search of a Squirrely Dictionary

How a carbon tax could fight poverty and climate change at the same time — Anthropocene

Putting a price on carbon could help low- and middle-income countries alleviate poverty and improve their citizens’ lives, a team of German researchers reported July 16 in Nature Sustainability. The researchers gathered data on how much it would cost to fully implement the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 68 different countries. The SDGs… I … Continue reading How a carbon tax could fight poverty and climate change at the same time — Anthropocene

How Muriel and Molly went to Heaven with a Barn, Three Cows, and a Cottonwood Grove

“This incessant wind,” Oliver said. “This ceaseless, constant, unrelenting, relentless, blasted wind.” A small tree flew past in a haze of branches, leaves, birds' nests, dust, and a three of Dutch Weatherby's Holsteins. Oliver and Muriel stood at the window. “The liberal pribles say its like this because we burn coal and eat beef,” he … Continue reading How Muriel and Molly went to Heaven with a Barn, Three Cows, and a Cottonwood Grove