December 6, 2013 - Scientists who look at rivers and watersheds and model changes to them from climate change predict that Africa will be the continent most affected by a warming planet. Why is that?
- Today Africa is 66% arid. Two of the largest deserts on Earth can be found here.
November 21, 2013 - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) advises the United Nations about our warming atmosphere and its causes and consequences.
November 20, 2013 - If you have ever walked across an open grate above a subway during cold months you notice how much heat comes from below. Well now what comes from the subway that is wasted can be captured and used to heat homes through a network of underground pipes.
November 18, 2013 - In 1967 the United States, United Kingdom and Soviet Union created a charter to define the laws governing sovereignty in outer space.
November 14, 2013 - Those of us living in democracies on this planet are confronted with the clashing of two realities. The first is our laws that provide us with personal safeguards to preserve our individual freedom. The second is our technological reach through global telecommunications with our personal digital presence everywhere.
In the past, every time North Korea sets off a nuclear bomb or launches a missile into orbit, the event is preceded by a number of things occurring in North Korea, in the region, and in the international community. What are those things? Is it possible to somehow register them and then look at present day activity to see if the same or similar things are occurring? And if they are, would that not be a pretty good indication that North Korea will, soon, once again light the fuse on one of its nuclear playthings?
November 10, 2013 - When Australia's new Conservative government came to power in the recent election they immediately began dismantling the country's green legislation and bodies focused on climate change. That's because the new government under Tony Abbott are firmly in the climate change denier camp.
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