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Breakthroughs on Climate Change

William Halal's picture

A number of striking developments suggest a series of breakthroughs on climate change, alternative energy, and other critical environmental issues.

GLOBAL AGREEMENT AMONG 196 NATIONS

Can NSAID Drugs Extend Our Human Lifespan?

Len Rosen's picture

December 20, 2014 - NSAIDs are anti-inflammatory drugs commonly used by us to deal with aches and pains. Whenever I have taken them all I get is a stomach ache.

Ten Positives to Talk About as 2014 Comes to an End

Len Rosen's picture

December 19, 2014 - In my last posting I presented ten disturbing statistics about our 21st century world. There are, however, signs that we humans haven't yet succumbed to a hopeless future. So let's look at ten technological innovations and the positive disruption they bring to this century, leading to a much better outcome by the year 2100.

Disturbing Statistics as 2014 Ends - May be Unsuitable for Some Readers

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December 18, 2014 - With 2015 a mere two weeks away I thought a year-in-review look at where we are trending would give humanity a sense of urgency about tackling the many challenges we are imposing on our species and the other inhabitants of this planet.

The Meaning of Methane on Mars

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Len Rosen's picture

December 17, 2014 - Move over Earth. You are probably no longer the sole source of life in the Universe, or even in the Solar System.

Billion Dollar Desalination Plants - Is this the Answer to California's Prolonged Drought?

Len Rosen's picture

December 16, 2014 - Desalination of Pacific Ocean water may prove to be a cheaper solution for California then massive relocation of its cities as

Warning: Cybotopia Ahead by 2030

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Michael Lee's picture

A cybotopia would be a world in which cyborgs and AI machines and systems dominate and rule over “unenhanced” humans, turning human beings as we know them today into a sub-species, or lower-order being.

A dystopia, transliterated from Greek roots of this word, is a “not good place”. It’s a society which is profoundly dysfunctional by the standards of human civilization.

What is the Weather and What is Climate Change?

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Len Rosen's picture

December 15, 2014 - I am asked this question a lot. My answer is simple. Weather is what is happening today and being forecasted over the next few days. It is the daily phenomena of local atmospheric churning. On any given day the weather we experience has little to do with the overall dynamics of Earth's atmosphere.

Lima Climate Agreement - The Nations of the World Respond to Climate Change

Len Rosen's picture

December 14, 2014 - Two weeks of meetings in Lima, Peru have ended with 190 countries coming to agreement to address climate change on a nation-by-nation basis. Called Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) they will form the foundation for climate action from 2020 onward.

VB News Publishes 8 Surprisng Energy Stats for 2014

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December 13, 2014 - Venture Beat in its latest issue of VB News has published 8 statistics for 2014 that show just how much is changing in America when it comes to energy production.

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