The Saving Grace of Computer Modeling

Scientists throw out predictions on how long it’s going to take for the average temperatures on Earth to rise 5 degrees and what the effects will be on sea level, agriculture, and human existence—but many people are skeptical because it’s all based on computer modeling. As a former computer programmer, I know how impossible it … Continue reading The Saving Grace of Computer Modeling

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They’re working on climate change

I avoid thinking about climate change. It’s overwhelming and scary, and I don’t know what to do about it besides stuff I’ve already been doing for years, like recycling, using cloth shopping bags, keeping the thermostat low in winter, driving a smallish car for good gas mileage (since I can’t afford a hybrid). Otherwise, I’d … Continue reading They’re working on climate change