List of countries by carbon dioxide emissions – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Source: List of countries by carbon dioxide emissions – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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World set to use more energy for cooling than heating | Environment

Rising demand for air conditioning and refrigeration threatens to make planet hotter and undermine pledges to rein in emissions

Source: World set to use more energy for cooling than heating | Environment | The Guardian

It is hard to argue that the hottest places on the planet should forgo AC, when the (so-called) first world uses it so profligately.

King Fire | KPCC’s Fire Tracker

King Fire | KPCC’s Fire Tracker.

Of the 28 currently active fires in California, this one truly makes me sad. Only 5% contained and set by arson, it has burned through one of my favorite places on the planet. I’ve been camping in that area around 50 times.  It is in the El Dorado National Forest on the Western slope of the Sierra Mountains, North of Yosemite NP and SE of Lake Tahoe.