Monthly Archives: August 2013

What American Cities are the Most Vulnerable to Climate Change?

Climate Change is expensive for us all, and big changes lie ahead! A few weeks ago while riding the bus in Chicago I struck up a conversation with my seatmate.  She worked for AIG Insurance of New York City, and related how … Continue reading

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The Best Place on Earth in August, Lake Superior!

Perfect Weather and Great Views The air is dry and temperatures are comfortable with a slight breeze.  Most days the sun shines, and the big lake moderates the hot extreme.   Daylight still hangs on until about 8:30PM.  It is perfect … Continue reading

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Yikes, Too Many Chemicals in our Lakes

It is August and August is the best month of the summer.  The air is dry, nights are cool, and daylight still dominates. Sunsets are magnificent. It is disheartening to hear the discussion of all the nitrates that are being … Continue reading

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Climate Change is Frightening

Climate Change is Real, and it is Frightening What changes have you seen the past few years because of our changing climate?  Some of the following have frightened me: – In one year my pollinator plant yard has gone from … Continue reading

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My letter in the Star Tribune

My letter published in the Minneapolis, Star Tribune August 7. CLIMATE CHANGE Where are our monarch butterflies? The droughts, alternating with heavy rains and pesticide use, have destroyed a lot of their habitat. In response to the Aug. 6 commentary, … Continue reading

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