gap stokes unwarranted climate fears. Some
young men and women are so frightened by future
conditions that they have chosen to remain
childless. Others actively agitate for
governments to act to change the climate.
Surveys show, however, that real knowledge is in
short supply and misconceptions are being fueled
by social media. As Julius Caesar so correctly
put it in his Gallic War epic: Men are
nearly always willing to believe what they
2. About climate change. This is a
portal to Brodell's articles about climate
change written with a Costa Rican perspective
when he was editor of a daily newspaper there. HERE!
3. Apollo 11. The United States
organized a massive public relations and
technological effort to hook up most of the
world to satellite television so the population
could witness the first moon landing in 1969.
Latin America was hooked up via a portable earth
station brought to steamy Maracaibo, Venezuela,
by the U.S. Air Force. HERE!
4. The grim roots of St. Patrick's Day.
March 17, the day of the amateur drinker,
rapidly approaches. The meaning of St. Patrick's
Day, originally a religious feast day, has been
flipped on its head to become a secular
celebration well removed from its Irish root. HERE!
Return to the
home page index