November 26, 2015 - Genome editing tools are about to make an enormous impact on the environment. Just in the last few days the Food and Drug Administration in the United States made a decision that a genetically modified salmon was approved as safe to eat.
November 24, 2015 - When Costa Rica submitted its
November 16, 2015 - My wife and I are not spending six weeks in Florida this winter. We've did this last year but frankly found ourselves bored to tears after a couple of weeks. If I hadn't had this blog to research and write each day I think I would have gone mad.
November 14, 2015 - Paris and all of France today is in mourning over the attacks that murdered more than 120 of its citizens yesterday. And in just over two weeks the city will have to once again gain its balance as host of COP 21, the United Nations Convention on Climate Change Earth Summit.
November 12, 2015 - Saudi Arabia today submitted its carbon emission reduction pledge to the United Nations in advance of the climate summit in Paris. The Saudis were the last G20 country to submit. They are the world's 14th largest carbon emitter. What they promised was to mitigate 130 million tons of CO2 by 2030.
November 9, 2015 - Just exactly how much CO2 is in the atmosphere?
November 7, 2015 - It took seven years of political maneuvering, but the current application to build a pipeline from Canada's oil sands production facilities to Gulf Coast refineries in the United States, has been rejected by the current administration. That's not to say a future application to build similar pipeline infrastructure will meet the same fate.