Monday, August 20, 2018

In the Kelda zone (2018 Democratic gubernatorial primary)


The 4 Madison wards where Kelda Roys received more votes than Tony Evers
  • 376 to 353 in the 29th
  • 210 to 166 in the 39th
  • 425 to 423 in the 40th
  • 365 to 322 in the 42nd

Source:  Dane County Clerk (election results)

Related post:
Mapping the Democratic gubernatorial primary.  (8/15/2018)

Sunday, August 19, 2018

So sez a minor-league GOP donor



Report: Foxconn innovation center in Eau Claire criticized by those who wanted restaurant.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/19/2018)


Hmm...150 employees working in a 15,000 square feet space.  (Reception area, restrooms, mail room, file room, break room, halls/corridors not included?)

Related post:
UPDATE: Goofy Scott Walker sure to offend voters all over the state with Foxconn headgear and desperate re-election message.  (7/31/2018)

Climate change as a matter of fact: For Hampton Roads, Virginia, it's all a matter of economics



Editorial: As the water rises, all hands on deck to save our bases.  (The Virginian-Pilot, 8/16/2018)

 
Original 11/4/2017 post, "Hampton Roads, Virginia" starts here.


VA AG Mark Herring Invites Scott Pruitt to Witness Effects of Sea-Level Rise Firsthand. (Blue Virginia, 11/1/2017)

Full text of letter



Previous climate change as a matter of fact posts:
Africa
Cape Town, South Africa.  (1/31/2018)
Kenya.  (7/23/2017)

Asia
Record heat in Japan raises concerns over 2020 Olympics.  (7/23/2018)
Wet bulb temperatures in India.  (7/21/2018)
Lebanon's cedar trees.  (7/19/2018)
Rising seas + draining underground aquifers = Jakarta disaster.  (12/22/2017)

Australia and the Pacific
Dying coral of the Great Barrier Reef.  (4/22/2018)
Easter Island.  (3/18/2018)
Green sea turtles of the Great Barrier Reef.  (1/11/2018)
Kiribati.  (7/6/2016)

Europe
Portugal.  (6/19/2017)
The Netherlands.  (6/19/2017)
Norway, Finland, and Sweden.  (7/19/2018)

North America
Front-page news at Des Moines Register.  (8/12/2018)
Miami, again.  (6/14/2018)
May 2018 record heat in U.S. (6/9/2018)
Miami.  (5/4/2018)
Melting outdoor ice rinks in Canada.  (3/21/2018)
Gulf of Maine.  (3/8/2018)
Jean Lafitte, Louisiana.  (2/26/2018)
Lodi, Wisconsin.  (2/3/2018)
Maine shrimp season.  (12/27/2017)
California fires.  (12/8/2017)
Wisconsin.  (11/16/2017)
Hampton Roads, Virginia.  (11/4/2017)
Georgia peach orchards.  (9/18/2017)
Northeast U.S. pine forests.  (8/29/2017)
Tangier Island, Virginia.  (8/25/2017)
South of the Arctic Circle in Alaska. (8/25/2017)
New Orleans.  (8/12/2017)
Mexico City.  (2/19/2017)
Kansas.  (1/29/2017)
Moose of Maine.  (1/21/2017)
Florida Keys.  (1/14/2017)
California wine country.  (1/11/2017)
Kaktovik, Alaska.  (12/20/2016)
Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park.  (7/7/2016)

Polar regions
Disappearing old ice in Arctic.  (6/4/2018)
North Pole.  (2/28/2018)
Beavers migrate to Arctic.  (12/24 /2017)
Shrinking sea ice in the Arctic Ocean.  (12/14/2017)
Emaciated polar bear.  (12/9/2017)

South America
Peru.  (11/26/2017)
Brazil.  (6/8/2017)
Bolivia.  (7/11/2016)
Peru,  (5/21/2016)

U.S. Military
Military prepares for reality of climate change, rising seas.  (8/11/2018)
U.S. military bases around the world.  (1/8/2018)
U.S. Department of Defense.  (12/16/2017)
U.S. military bases.  (9/22/2017)

Worldwide
Not just a wake-up call anymore.  (8/10/2018)