Gun Control
By Ray Winn   |   November 1, 2018

In the last few years, if not decades, there has been an ever-increasing pressure from certain groups to crack down on gun users and those who promote the ownership of guns. It is interesting to note that that the opposition that leads this quasi-religious movement are protected by bodyguards wearing concealed weapons. Such arrogance falls […]

The Wonders of CO2
By Ray Winn   |   November 23, 2017

What I wrote a couple issues ago deserves another go-round, so here goes: There are about 1,100 terawatts (TW) combined from internal earth, solar, and adding in some from charged particle heating from the sun captured by the magnetosphere of the earth. Man uses about 14 terawatts of energy. About one third of this is […]

Taking Earth’s Temperature
By Ray Winn   |   November 16, 2017

It is difficult to measure the average temperature of Earth. Measurement technologies have changed dramatically over time. The mean temperature on one part will be significantly higher or lower from one year to the next. Temperature measurements must be as accurate as 1/100th of a degree to compile data that is actually meaningful. A small […]

The Church of Climate Change
By Ray Winn   |   November 9, 2017

Are man’s activities having an impact on climate change? Probably. Is the weather changing?  Yes. It always has and always will. How much, I don’t know, and few if any of the current crop of prognosticators know either. Take note that the climate change crowd has conveniently changed its mantra from the climate warming chants […]