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California a Model for the Low Carbon Transition

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May 22, 2015 - California has a lot of negatives going on right now. It is in the middle of the worst drought the state has experienced since records were kept, watching its in-state and out-of-state water reserves dry up. It is over populated and yet still a draw for tens of thousands of illegal immigrant crossing from Mexico each year. And it is perennially in debt.

New Method for Cleaning Up Land-Based Oil Spills Shows Promise

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May 22, 2015 - Researchers at Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a product that oxidizes soil polluted by oil and other contaminants.

Paris Business Conference Weighs In On Climate Change

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May 21, 2015 - This week in Paris world business leaders have gathered to talk about climate change and investment. Two months ago 266 large investors responsible for managing $20 trillion U.S.

Antarctic Peninsula Ice Shelf Being Undermined by Ocean Water

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May 20, 2015 - An Antarctic ice shelf located on the continent's peninsula that juts northward towards South America is expected to collapse into the Southern Ocean possibly within the next few decades.

Multiple Sclerosis Research Identifies Role of Problem T Cells and Potential Treatments

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May 20, 2015 - I have previously written about autoimmune diseases of which multiple sclerosis (MS) is one.

New NASA Contest to Design and Build 3D-Printed Space Habitats

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May 19, 2015 - Another NASA challenge was launched on May 16th, this one called The 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge. The goal to develop safe, sustainable off-world housing. Deadline to register is July 15th. Submission deadline is August 3rd.

Scientific Integrity Demanded by Canadian Government Scientists

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May 18, 2015 - In what must be a first for Canadian scientists working in the public service, its union as part of its collective bargaining has demanded that researchers be allowed to speak openly about their work.

Peter Diamandis Weighs in on Artificial Intelligence

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May 18, 2015 - We have seen headlines with dire warnings from brainiacs such as Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk warning us about the risks of un

Is NASA Worth It? - You Bet

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May 17, 2015 - If NASA were only about human space flight one could argue that this, to many on the planet, would seem an unnecessary expenditure considering the many challengies humanity faces. But NASA is far more than missions to the International Space Station, or a future voyage to Mars.

Canada Commits to Greenhouse Gas Reductions of 30% by 2030

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May 16, 2015 - The commitment is finally made. Canada pledges to reduce GHG emissions by 30% below 2005 levels by 2030.

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