Category Archive:Environment

Recycling was flawed to begin with.  it can be done but not for the pricing it was at.  Why?  the recycling companies relied on a single point of failure….in this case…China.  We shipped most of our recycling overseas to get processed and used over there…most of this stuff never made it back over here…we were simply dumping our recycling over there.  China…for whatever reason..decided that was stupid and implemented some serious quality controls.  Suddenly the promise of cheap, fast, and reusable recyclables went up in smoke.  Most folks will cry it’s Trump’s fault….that very well may be…but also China has it’s own issues to deal with.  I expect recycling costs are now going to come up to reality and yet another “Green” utopia is going to be seen for what it really is.

 

I remember it well as we had zero degree actual air temperatures back in Allen, TX and the gas companies were rationing natural gas because they could not keep up.  The news was full of many of the same charlatans as right now saying we are headed for another ice age right now!!!!!  The ice age never happened..the world didn’t freeze….now of course it’s Globull warming/Climate change.  Same charlatans opposite side of the coin scam.  Just a reminder:

 

The 1970s Global Cooling Consensus was not a Myth

Now get this..California cities are now going to build massive desalination plants for watering their desert abodes.  The power for these?  “Carbon Pollution” emitting Natural gas electricity plants.  Anyone unable to see the duplicity here?

 

The irony is inescapable: In reaction to the historic drought that has transformed the California dream into California dust, the state is now embarking on the construction of a wave of desalination plants that will turn ocean water into fresh water. Tragically, these power-hungry desalination plants will be running primarily on fossil fuel-generated electricity, meaning that California residents will have to commit global warming crimes (i.e. producing carbon dioxide) every time they flush their toilets or take a shower.Fresh water, in other words, is about to have a “fossil fuel consumption equivalent” across the state. Every gallon of water consumed will have a calculable CO2 emission profile and mercury pollution factor, meaning that a person will not be able to live in California without being a global warming sinner.California, of course, is the state that prides itself on being progressive and environmentally conscious. Yes its non-sustainable lifestyle consumed the region’s limited fossil water supplies to the point of near-collapse. Now, it must become America’s worst carbon dioxide producer just to provide basic water supplies to its people. And where will all the natural gas and coal come from that powers these desalination plants? The very same energy-producing states that Californians typically condemn for producing fossil fuels.

via Energy-hungry desalination plants will turn all California residents into global warming sinners and destroyers of life – NaturalNews.com.

7 Scientific Reasons a Zombie Outbreak Would Fail (Quickly) | Cracked.com.

THE BATTLE OF CHERNOBYL dramatically chronicles the series of harrowing efforts to stop the nuclear chain reaction and prevent a second explosion, to “liquidate” the radioactivity, and to seal off the ruined reactor under a mammoth “sarcophagus.” These nerve-racking events are recounted through newly available films, videos and photos taken in and around the plant, computer animation, and interviews with participants and eyewitnesses, many of whom were exposed to radiation, including government and military leaders, scientists, workers, journalists, doctors, and Pripyat refugees.

via Best Chernobyl Documentary 2006 The Battle of Chernobyl (HQ) 1hr 32min 1 clip – YouTube.

This is really neat.  The park is far northern Pennsylvania so I’ll have to work with Gen to make this happen one day for hte whole family.  Definitly not a day trip…:)

MSNBC Story.  Web site

He is selling the incandescents for $50 a case, or 42 cents a bulb. A case contains 120 bulbs

“Several people are going together to buy them,” Stumpf said.

When Stumpf went on vacation June 10, the business had sold about 12,000 to 13,000 bulbs. By Tuesday, almost 30,000 bulbs had been sold, Stumpf said.

The bulbs have brass bases, which means they won’t corrode in aluminum lamp sockets. The bulbs are available in 100, 75 and 60 watts.

With the demand, Stumpf said he was fortunate to find a supplier who could bring in the cases he needed.

“I’m only doing prepaid orders,” Stumpf said. His office is already crowded with cases of bulbs, he said.

“I’m getting orders from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia,” Stumpf said.

 

 

Company offers light bulbs at cost to benefit charity – The Frederick News-Post Online.

Now i have to de-propagandize my daughters about the environazi agenda.

 

Under the graduation requirement, public schools will be required to infuse core subjects with lessons on conservation, smart growth and other environmental topics. School systems will be able to shape their programs, but they must align with state standards.

via Md. approves environmental education requirement – The Frederick News-Post Online.

It is not hard to understand why the idea of military intervention in support of the Libyan rebels battling against the Gadhafi regime is tempting to some Americans. Responsible for both the Lockerbie bombing and the Berlin disco bombings that killed both American soldiers and civilians, there is little that is not reprehensible about Muammar Gadhafi. Nor has there ever been even a pretense of democratic legitimacy about the government of The Brother Leader and Guide of the First of September Great Revolution of the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, which came to power in a conventional third-world “colonel’s coup” in 1969.

via Vox Popoli: WND column.

Those eco-nazis strike again.  hoard those incandescent bulbs while you can…until the eco-nutjobs get their ban so we can start using ever more dangerous “green” products.  So far most of the “green” technologies are even more harmful than the “dangerous” things they were supposed to replace.

The LED bulbs sold as safe and eco-friendly can contain high levels of lead, arsenic and other hazardous substances, a new UC Irvine study shows – the same bulbs widely used in headlights, traffic lights, even holiday lights.

The toxic material could increase the risk of cancer, kidney disease and other illnesses, although the risks are more long-term than immediate; a single exposure to a broken bulb is unlikely to cause illness.

“I wouldn’t worry about an immediate release of vapor,” said UC Irvine public health and social ecology professor Oladele Ogunseitan, principal investigator and an author of the study. “But still, when these residues hang around the house, if not cleaned up properly they could constitute an eventual danger.”

The lights should be treated as hazardous materials, and should not be disposed of in regular landfill trash, he said, because of the risk of leaching into soil and groundwater.

High intensity, red bulbs contained the most arsenic, while low-intensity red lights harbored as much as eight times the amount of lead permitted by state law, the study showed.

White bulbs had low amounts of lead but higher amounts of nickel, also a potentially hazardous substance.

via Eco-friendly LED bulbs loaded with lead, arsenic – Environment – MiamiHerald.com.

Now let’s pray the well holds pressure correctly.

Read the links and watch the video in the linked post..i’m not going to recreate it here.  However multiple times folks have told us that the gov’t figures are wrong and that BP is also being very restrictive with details.  If you stop and think for a moment we don’t know hardly ANYTHING about what is going on in the Gulf.  It’s time we stopped listening to the MSM(although they are just now starting tog et irritated and the reporting blackout at their “revered” leader’s hands).

Confusion As to New Oil Cap … Relief Wells Halted | zero hedge.

*UPDATE*  msnbc has a story on this as well.  Embed is below.

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