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Broncos, Manning buck Chiefs, but fans should rein in Super Bowl hopes … this season

Broncos, Manning buck Chiefs, but fans should rein in Super Bowl hopes … this season

Even after Sunday’s big win by the Broncos over the previously unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs, Denver fans should probably dial back their expectations of Peyton Manning getting to February’s Super…

Arizona: the bull’s-eye of climate change

Arizona: the bull’s-eye of climate change

On the heels of the recent released report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group of University of Arizona climate experts came together to discuss the report’s implications…

The start of one Climate Conversation

The start of one Climate Conversation

The impetus for this blog was a conversation I had with my wife, Carol, about climate change. Our most recent conversation was triggered by a piece on NPR’s This American…

Sliding into ski season with an abundance of caution

Sliding into ski season with an abundance of caution

In April of 2005, I was “that guy.” The Eeyore on a heli-skiing trip who – while not exactly uttering the Winnie the Pooh character’s famously gloomy “We’re all gonna…

Planned obsolescence all over the living room floor

Planned obsolescence all over the living room floor

I was mischievously tempted to reveal the strategy of planned obsolescence to my two-year-old as he stared up at me with sad, confused eyes, wondering why daddy couldn’t fix his…

Real Estate’s past seems destined to repeat itself

Real Estate’s past seems destined to repeat itself

When I hear the phrase, “The past is destined to repeat itself,” it’s usually in a negative context. Well, today I want to use it in a positive context. This…

An introduction to Climate Conversation

An introduction to Climate Conversation

As an environmentalist, I have a keen interest in the ongoing public conversation about climate change, but I have often been frustrated by the tone and substance of the conversation.…