Author Archives: Bruce

About Bruce

Work for sustainable development of small islands; ex-Peace Corps (Volunteer and staff) in LA & Caribbean; cruised Caribbean on S/Y Meander for three years; like small tropical islands, French canals, Umbria, Tasmania, and NZ. Married 52 years to the late Kincey Burdett Potter. President of Island Resources Foundation.

RESEARCH REPORT: Real Estate at Risk, by State, from Sea Level Rise until 2050

This research study by Climate Central and Zillow, the real estate listing firm, contains a great deal of data and information graphics that we urge you to check out in the original website, below: http://www.climatecentral.org/news/ocean-at-the-door-new-homes-in-harms-way-zillow-analysis-21953#article-comments Ocean at the Door: New … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Development, Disaster Management

Playing Catch Up in the War Against Domestic Terrorism

This article from Janet Reitman appeared in the NY Times Magazine — I’d urge you to read it there (in hard copy or the link here —<https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/03/magazine/FBI-charlottesville-white-nationalism-far-right.html&gt; — for the graphics, but the information is important enough that I thought … Continue reading

Posted in Governance, politics

Speaking of Suppression: Gun Injuries to Children — first study ever

from the Associated Press: Guns send over 8,000 US kids to ER each year, analysis says By LINDSEY TANNER       —        29 October 2018 FILE – In this Jan. 26, 2013, file photo, handguns are … Continue reading

Posted in Close to Home, politics

The Cost of Chaos: Trump, Tillerson, Pompeo Now Have the State Department They Wanted

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Fracking May be Safe; Companies Fracking are Criminally Negligent

From the best regional journalists in the USA — High Country News. [A great article, written OK . . . . but the issue itself is really important . . . ] Energy & Industry When your neighborhood goes boom … Continue reading

Posted in Fun

Chesapeake Bay Program version 1.0, 35 Years Ago

This is the Chesapeake Bay Program that was voluntary and did not work. Celebrating 35 Years of Restoration In 1983, a partnership was born with the signing of the first Chesapeake Bay Agreement The Chesapeake Bay Agreement is signed on … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Governance, politics

Doctors Can’t Do Math

[Frankly, I’m getting a bit impatient with the number and variety of problems in the medical professions that seem to stem directly from the inability — even refusal — to address the self-generated errors that practitioners inflict on patients. At … Continue reading

Posted in Information, Science