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A Moment In Time

Philadelphia 17th & Market St: 11:35 am

At lowspeed a BMW crunches into an Infinity. Both new cars. Both driven by lawyers.
The crash is witnessed and makes a beautiful sound, like a boot on freshly fallen snow.

Pedestrians smile as they walk past.

Fight Global Warming

The New Scientist frets that the forestation of the arctic tundra is bad news for the planet:

A 10-year study across eight countries reveals that rising temperatures will kill off lichen and moss across up to 40 per cent of the tundra, while encouraging woody plant species to grow in their place. The trees and shrubs will then accelerate warming because dark vegetation absorbs more solar radiation.

To make matters worse, it turns out that plants are responsible for “10 to 30% of the methane pumped into the atmosphere.” Methane is an even worse greenhouse gas the carbon dioxide – which one should remember is also released by plants.

As currently written, the Kyoto Protocol views planting trees and discouraging logging as a long-term solution to fighting global warming. However, new thinking is called for.

This is called for:
An Environmentalist Fights Global Warming

Today’s moment of Chainsaw Zen

Stihl Chainsaw

Proverb of the Day:
If a tree falls in the forest, chances are a man with a chainsaw had something to do with it.


Chainsaw Zen

Today’s moment of Chainsaw Zen is brought to you by the Chainsaw Museum of Seattle.

2 Man Chainsaw


Chainsaw Pic of the Day

Chainsaw Pic of the Day

Now this is a chainsaw…

The Hotsaw