Government Buying Oil in the Ground

Jennifer A Dlouhy and Sheela Tobben report on plans of the United States government to buy oil that is still in the ground as part of their oil reserves. THe motive for this move is not that the government feels their reserves may be insufficient at the moment. The motive is that they noted theContinue reading “Government Buying Oil in the Ground”

Congratulations to Jeff Bezos

For being able to spend $10 billion of his own money on the climate emergency, and still having plenty left. That is about 1 percent of the one trillion euros the EU wants to spend on the European Green Deal. And it is almost one percent of the $1.4 trillion the oil and gas industryContinue reading “Congratulations to Jeff Bezos”

How to Solve the Climate Emergency in One Week

At the occasion of migrating this blog to the new WordPress hosted site, I also changed the address for the PDF file of my book “Last Week”. It is available at k-lenz.de/lastweek now, at my Dropbox public folder. I wonder if anyone would be interested in how to solve that little problem in one week,Continue reading “How to Solve the Climate Emergency in One Week”

Politics Sold To The Highest Bidder

(Repost, from my third Science Fiction Climate Change Novel “Last Week”, in answer to this Tweet by ClimateProgress): If you’ve wondered why so many politicians deny climate change, science has your answer http://thkpr.gs/3662739    Part 22 of my third global warming science fiction novel “Last Week”. Link to Part 01: “Back To Paradise Era”. Friday,Continue reading “Politics Sold To The Highest Bidder”

Climate Change Lobbyists Outnumbered

Marc Gunther published another very interesting article at the Guardian titled “In Washington, a handful of corporations lobby against climate change”. The article documents that most lobbyists in the United States are opposing meaningful policies to accelerate the switch away from fossil fuels. Lobbyists are not without influence on American politics. Much of that influenceContinue reading “Climate Change Lobbyists Outnumbered”

Isaac Asimov On Working With Editors

So I just released my third novel “Last Week” as a PDF file (available for FREE here). In contrast to my first and second effort, this time I paid Zoë Markham of markhamcorrect.com some money to provide copy editing service. In this post, I am going to discuss my experience. And to spice things upContinue reading “Isaac Asimov On Working With Editors”