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We Are Completely Insecure

In this election year how many money-begging candidates for the Oval Office have pondered the wisdom of Admiral Noel Gaylor (1914-2011) who served in the US Navy for 45 years?

States Are Banning Thoughts On Global Warming

Debates among potential candidates for the Oval Office in 2016 are noted more for embarrassing elementary insults and childish playground fighting rather than rational discussion over how to alleviate climate change or curtail global threats of looming nuclear warfare.

Bike Lanes In Lafayette Are Testimonies To Dr. Griff Blakewood

For over twenty years, he answered the phone: “This is Dr. Griff Blakewood, Dept. of Renewable Resources.” With his passing, ULL no longer provides an opening for students to explore renewable energy, a clear, certain global trend.

Where Have All The Winters Gone?

While some university degree holders and elected officials deny what Mr. Judice and my father sensed as students of nature, these two non-degreed men by simply observing drastic natural changes had “Masters in Earth’s misery.” plus PhD’s in nature’s poverty.

By | December 29th, 2015|Climate Change, Environment, Local|0 Comments

Can We Change More In The Next 10 Years Than In The Past 10,000?

“If it had been the design of human history to bring Earth to the edge of ruin, there is no better mechanism than the free market economy.” The teacher and I were amazed that none of the adult students could return the compound concept.

Will We Learn From Our Largest Melting Island?

As carbon dioxide levels approach 400 parts per million (ppm) stressful questions remain about the rise of ocean levels. Earth and billions of people await a gradual transition to an economy that is carbon neutral.

Is Fluoride (Toxic Waste) the next Tobacco

Anyone who uses toothpaste containing fluoride can read the warning on each tube advising those “who swallow too much go to your physician or report to a Poison Control Center.” Bags of fluoride sent to municipal water departments are clearly marked “TOXIC” with alarming SKULL AND BONES. These are images that need no explanation. Why [...]

By | September 2nd, 2015|Environment, Health|Comments Off on Is Fluoride (Toxic Waste) the next Tobacco

Will a New Louisiana Governor Stop Poisoning Our Water?

The American Dental Association (ADA) originally supported fluoridation of drinking water. By 2006 warnings went out from the ADA to parents advising them not to prepare infant formula with water containing fluoride. November 13, 2010 both the ADA and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued the warning on fluoride in infant formula.

By | August 31st, 2015|Environment, Health|Comments Off on Will a New Louisiana Governor Stop Poisoning Our Water?

Carson and Costeau Were Our 20th Century Prophets

Rachel Carson (1907-1964) and Jacques Costeau (1910-1997) were two scientists who spoke and wrote stridently in defense of our threatened Earth and a dying ocean. Rachel Carson wrote The Sea Around Us in the 1950’s pointing out how our human and non-human future is linked to a healthy ocean. She soon followed with The Silent [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Climate Change, Environment|Comments Off on Carson and Costeau Were Our 20th Century Prophets