October 9, 2015 - The third-largest greenhouse gas emitting nation has set a series of target reductions that will mean 3.59 billion tons of carbo
October 7, 2015 - Small island nations are most vulnerable to fluctuating energy costs. They also are most vulnerable to climate change. It makes sense, therefore, that their governments take the lead in finding a path to a sustainable future that doesn't rely on fossil fuels.
October 2, 2015 - This last week has proven to be tougher than both my wife and I thought. Moving at our age leads to lots of aches and pains. There is only so much that these old bones and muscles can endure before they protest seeking acetaminophen or something stronger to stop the ache.
September 23, 2015 - In 2015 437 companies so far have factored carbon emissions in their financial planning.
September 22, 2015 - There are no geopolitical boundaries when it comes to the atmosphere. The molecules of air I exhale right now at some point may find their way to China and back again.
September 18, 2015 - If the entire Antarctic continent were to melt it would add 58 meters (190 feet) to world sea levels. The real question is how much additional carbon in the atmosphere would be needed for this scenario to play out?
September 15, 2015 - What better place could you find than Hawaii to test and debug continuous 24-hour renewable energy systems. Blessed with sunshine, wind, tides and wave energy the state is a perfect laboratory to create an energy infrastructure free from fossil fuels.
September 9, 2015 - In Erik Larson's recreation of the events of September 8, 1900 in Galveston, Texas, we are immersed in a story of devastation in the face of lack of knowledge and preparation.
September 8, 2015 - We started in the Czech Republic, then Germany, Austria and Hungary. Because we did more highway than river we got to see not just urban centres but the countryside. And we also got to hear local guides describe their perspectives on their own countries, not just the sites, but opinions and feelings from a historic and contemporary perspective. None talked about the future.