Alarming study shows disastrous climate change will strike much sooner than expected

March 10, 2016 by  
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A team of Australian scientists and economists just published a new study that shows disastrous global warming will strike far sooner than expected. The model incorporated data for economic and population growth to create a “global energy tracker” that resulted in dire predictions: by 2020, temperatures will rise 1.5°C over pre-industrial levels, and by 2030 we’ll reach the 2°C target set in Paris. Their suggestions for how to fight climate change would shock most politicians. Read the rest of Alarming study shows disastrous climate change will strike much sooner than expected

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The world needs better knowledge sharing on climate threat

October 5, 2015 by  
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The Climate Knowledge Brokers organization of scientists and climate experts issue a Manifesto — to foster better knowledge sharing about the threat before us.

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On Martin Luther, Steve Jobs & Ecologizing Capitalism

October 10, 2011 by  
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Image: Library of Congress via Wikipedia : “The room in Wartburg where Luther translated the New Testament into German.” At a time when the Tea Party, Occupy Movement and climate scientists and environmentalists are voicing impassioned, alarmed and radical ideas that point to the need for major changes to the current systems of power, I can’t help but think of another man with radical ideas and how he sparked a movement. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Richard Branson on his Carbon War Room and $200 a Barrel Oil (Video)

April 28, 2010 by  
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Photo via Time As you may know, everyone’s favorite airline-owning-yet-green-leaning hotshot British entrepreneur kick-started another initiative aimed at reducing carbon emissions last year.

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Should Obama Send His Science Team on a National Campaign to Explain Climate Science?

March 11, 2010 by  
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Photo via LimJunYing It’s been a couple months of seriously bad PR for climate science , both due to unfortunate errors made by scientists and (okay, mostly) a well-funded noise machine intent on preserving the status quo at any cost. So how can climate scientists dig themselves out of the negative publicity trench and help reeducate the public on the dangers of climate change? The

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Architectural Buckypaper Paves Way for Buildings of the Future

February 22, 2010 by  
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Nanotechnology is generally pursued by scientists and those involved with high-tech gadgetry , weapons, and medical devices , but that doesn’t mean it can’t be applied in other fields. Recently NYC-based Decker Yeardon became the first architecture firm to synthesize a thin sheet of carbon nanotube buckypaper , and they plan on utilizing the super-strong and lightweight material in future building projects. The miraculous material is 10 times lighter and 500 times stronger than steel, it can conduct both heat and electricity, and it can filter particles.

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Thunderstorms: The Dark and Stormy Drama Between Heaven and Earth (Slideshow)

January 4, 2010 by  
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Image credit: warrenski /Flickr In ancient Rome, it was believed that thunderstorms were cause by the god Jupiter, who created lightening by hurling great bolts forged by Vulcan. The Norse believed that Thor’s crashing hammer created sparks that rained upon the earth as lightening. Some Native Americans believed that thunderstorms were caused by the coming of powerful birds, servants of the Great Spirit

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Extinction Looms Large for World’s Smallest Rhino

November 13, 2009 by  
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Time is running out for the world’s smallest rhino.  According to a recent   press release , scientists and experts from all over the world are rushing to save the Sabah rhino, Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni , from extinction.  Sadly, it is estimated less than 50 of the diminutive rhinos exist today.  Read more of this story »

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