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June 7, 2019
Here comes another global disaster!
Scientists thought it was bad, but it's even worse than they imagined. Now it's a potential catastrophe that will affect all our lives — unless we take action now. Otherwise, life on Earth will be irreparably harmed. I'm not talking about global warming. I'm talking about global warming part II: microplastics! Today, Fox News reported the release of a "groundbreaking study" of Monterey Bay by the Scripps Oceanographic Institute. A Scripps scientist summarized the findings: "Everywhere we looked and in every animal we looked, we found microplastics!" The accompanying film was oddly irrelevant. It showed ocean waters filled with trash — pieces of metal, wood, glass, and plastic. Ugly, to be sure, but nothing that threatened the ocean's inhabitants. And nothing, obviously, that was microscopic. Jonathan Hunt of Fox News elaborated: "Scientists...(Read Full Post)