The difference between weather and climate: A Science Lesson

[Curated] The Climate and Environmental debate in the United States often confuses the difference between weather and climate.  For instance, some time ago, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) confused weather and climate when he brought a snowball into Congress to argue that human-induced climate change is misplaced.  This article from Global Environmental Relief blog takes a closerContinue reading “The difference between weather and climate: A Science Lesson”

Learn from the Italians: talk over one another!

By Joe LaGuardia In the South, it is considered rude to speak over another person.  It is polite to listen and yield to your conversational partner.  After all, Southerners are known to be humble, mannered folk. Not so for us Italians.  While growing up around a table full of bread, wine, and pasta, I learned that speaking overContinue reading “Learn from the Italians: talk over one another!”