11 results for tag: change
Things evolve. From microscopic bacteria and viruses like COVID to the dinosaurs now fluttering at our bird feeders for some sunflower seeds, we are all products of hundreds of millions of years of genetic adaptation and change.
In the last 40 years, a new heat-related kidney disease (called Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown origin, Chronic Kidney Disease nontraditional, or Mesoamerican Nephropathy) has emerged among outdoor laborers in tropical countries. Chronic kidney disease means kidney damage or dysfunction lasting three months or longer.
When I first started gardening in 1974, frost took the cold sensitive plants down the very first weekend in September.
There are a lot of people angry at the world right now. Everyone has reason to be angry, but some people are angered by non-existent situations.
Have you walked into a store and found the layout makes less sense? How about running a computer software upgrade and then having to find where your most useful features have wandered off to? These can be minor annoyances to people who are not mobility, mentally or visually impaired but if you suffer from one or more of these disabilities, these changes can be downright frustrating or may make it impossible to complete a task.
Climate change threatens water, food, security, health, and children. Fortunately, there are effective solutions.
In Wisconsin, the chauvinistic, conservative – and I would add racist – voice of the Republican legislature is obstructing just about everything good for people. A number of “clearly common sense” actions are being blocked or ignored by political leadership who – as Jimmy Carter once said about Republicans – “are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future.”
Throughout the past few years, so much of what I believed has been turned onto its head. Most notably, my view that corporate influence on government is the greatest threat to democracy.
The same short-sighted, profit-centered thinking that opposed creating the National Parks hinders creating the “good change” we need today.