A Mix of Work and Play and Politics

September 9, 2017

While the designation of wilderness within Rocky Mountain National was a big win from the days in Colorado, moving toward a more stable ecosystem with the reintroduction of an apex carnivore was not nearly as successful. Gray wolves still occasionally wonder into Color...

September 7, 2017

Over Labor Day weekend 2017 I revisited Rocky Mountain National Park of the first since leaving Colorado in late 2005. The visit got me thinking about how formative the time in Colorado was to my environmental ethic. One of our hard-fought wins was getting nearly the e...

April 23, 2017

I had the privilege of speaking at the Santa Fe March for Science rally on April 22, 2017. I have never experienced anything like it. The words (that I did my best to read at the rally) are below.

[Introduction by Daniel Larremore] Our next speaker is Dr. Todd Ringler....

February 2, 2017

February 2, 2017: Ten years ago today I wrote an op-ed titled “The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change.” Unfortunately, this op-ed can be republished today without modification. To look across the breadth of a full decade and realize how insignificant our pro...

January 3, 2017

Originally published on NMPolitics:

We all know that politics in America is broken. Everything connected to our political process has degenerated into a pitched battle. No matter where we look, we can see a different front of this battle.The very existence of many media...

December 20, 2016

Ocean mesoscale eddies are the weather of the ocean. These swirling motions are ubiquitous in the world's ocean and act as vehicles for the transport and mixing of heat, carbon and momentum. While unquestionably important, a rigorous quantification of the role of mesos...

December 16, 2016

The ultimate cause of environmental degradation is consumption. Consumption of land, water, plants, animals, fossil fuels and precious metals all have direct and measurable impacts on the environment in far too many ways to even list. The two primary contributors to co...

August 7, 2016

Ladakh is a wonderful place.  During our trip we saw the Monkey Year unfurling of the Rinpoche Thangka at the Hemis Monastery, went to morning prayer at the Thiksey monastery and did some trekking in Hemis National Park. More photos on all of that to com...

August 4, 2016

Some photos from our day exploring a small part of New Delhi ....

July 6, 2016

These date from several years ago, but I am still excited to look back at some of these captures.

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