Bart Anderson

Bart Anderson lives in a small condominium in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since retiring in 2002, he spends most of his time monitoring and writing about peak oil, climate change and sustainability. As energy issues have grown in prominence, he’s had to cut back on his gardening and work in Master Gardeners, as well as the natural history and outdoor activities that he loves. In his previous lives, he was a technical writer for Hewlett-Packard (computer diagnostics and repair), a high school teacher, and a newspaper reporter/editor. He is active in a nascent Transition Palo Alto.

Istanbul comet and earthquake

“Don’t Look Up” (part 2) – What I learned

The climate movie Don’t Look Up has a lot to teach activists, in fact anyone concerned about our future.

January 7, 2022

Comet cartoon

“Don’t Look Up” (part 1) – climate movie is kryptonite to the super villains

You know a satirical movie has hit its target when the mainstream reviewers call it “shrill” and “overblown.”

December 29, 2021

Looking east at bikers on Williamsburg Bridge on a sunny midday 13 June 2020

Bikes in the year of the pandemic (series introduction)

Coronavirus has prompted millions of people to get back on their bicycles. We need to get out and exercise, have fun with our families, avoid the risks of mass transit. It’s the biggest boom in bicycles since the 1970s. Sales are skyrocketing, cities are painting bicycle lanes, car traffic is down. Will it last? (First in a series)

July 20, 2020

Flatten the curve. Epidemic infographic demonstrates the benefits of slowing transmission.

Coronavirus – facts and what to do

Facts about the COVID-19 pandemic and what you can do. Sources for more information.

March 15, 2020

"Demonstrations in La Paz, Bolivia against electoral fraud and the government of Evo Morales.”

Bumps on the road to a bright, green future – 17 Nov 2019

Bolivia and Climate Change’s Great Lithium Problem / Apple co-founder: ‘I’ve really given up’ on self-driving cars / Regenerative businesses in a degenerative economic system?

November 17, 2019

Young woman in tree: School strike for climate in Vienna

Mainstream gets religion on climate – 16 Sept 2019

We’re approaching a turning point on the mainstream’s attitudes towards climate change. // On climate, young Republicans now sound like Democrats // Over 170 news outlets vow to cover climate // McKibben in TIME: “Hello From the Year 2050. We Avoided the Worst of Climate Change — But Everything Is Different”

September 16, 2019

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