I feel like I lost a part of the family today. Alex Trebek, long-time host of the game show Jeopardy, has died today at the age of 80. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, my family and I have played Jeopardy and even gone back into the vaults of old episodes available…

The New Dilemma: Geoengineering the Earth’s Climate

As planet Earth quickly passes the point-of-no-return in the runaway greenhouse effect that could eventually destroy life on our planet, the focus is turning more and more to ways to “geoengineer” the Earth’s climate. This is certainly not a new concept. Efforts at…

Bear Glacier, Alaska (Image courtesy of skeeze on Pixabay)

By now, most people have conceded that global warming — or the more comprehensive term, global climate change — is inevitable. Natural and manmade greenhouse emissions, changes in our sun’s solar output, and black carbon particulates in the air have assured us of that. There is also little doubt that…

Lori Dotson

Lori Dotson is a freelance writer with over three decades of experience as a scientist and researcher on environmental issues.

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