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Anthropogenic Influence on Climate Will Change Natural Chill Cycles Here on Earth

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February 12, 2016 - Human civilization has arisen in an interglacial warming period. It was a mere 12,000 years ago that our planet cycled from an Ice Age to milder conditions. The cause of cyclical warming and cooling has had nothing to do with us.

The Burden of Climate Change is not Falling on the Emitters

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February 11, 2016 - The problem with greenhouse gases is they don't recognize political boundaries. Carbon dioxide emitted in China and the United States impacts the entire globe.

Gizmos & Gadgets: Long-Range Wireless Charging Solved by Ukrainian Tech Company

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February 11, 2016 - In the world of smart devices these days reliance on a plug in charging system is like walking around with an anchor dragging behind you. I have written about wireless recharging technologies that use pads.

Einstein Was Right - Watch for Gravity Waves Announcement on Thursday

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February 10, 2016 - That Albert Einstein was a pretty smart guy. A century ago in a thought experiment leading to general relativity he theorized gravitational waves.

Obstructive U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Global Warming Initiative

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February 10, 2016 - The conservative wing of the American Supreme Court is not interested in combating climate change. Instead 5 justices have buried their heads in the sand in the name of non-science and nonsense.

NASA Building New Electric Propulsion Technology for Aircraft

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February 10, 2016 - Entitled Leading Edge Asynchronous Propeller Technology (LEAPTech), this experimental hybrid-electric propulsion system will soon move from a test bed on the back of a truck at Edwards Air Force Base in California, to a demonstration X-plane expected to fly in 2019.

COP21 Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Omission Addressed by 23 Countries

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February 9, 2016 - At the Paris climate talks greenhouse gas emissions from ships and airplanes were discussed but there was no final agreement on a cap.

Eight 21st Century Emerging Technologies with Unexpected Convergent Consequences

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February 8, 2016 - Peter Diamandis talks about what happens when eight different exponential technologies come onto the scene at the same time. In a series of blogs that I will share with my readers here he waxes poetic on a future where the following fields will morph and recombine to produce an unpredictable future. What's fields are these?

  1. Computation

Photonic Technology to Revolutionize Space Telecommunications

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February 7, 2016 - In 2020 if all goes according to plan NASA will introduce the first integrated-photonic modem, a device the size of a cell phone that incorporates lasers and fiber optics into integrated circuitry. The end result will be a dramatic increase in the speed of data and voice transmission.

Carbon Capture and Storage Technology Still Hanging Around

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February 6, 2016 - Carbon capture and storage or CCS is seen by some to be the technological fix that will help us continue to use fossil fuels to generate energy for the foreseeable future. The vision for CCS has been optimistic. The results, on the other hand, have yielded only a few scattered successes.

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