January 9, 2016 - Small molten salt nuclear reactors may become a part of the energy mix by the mid-2020s if Terrestrial Energy has its way.
December 17, 2015 - For the person in your life who has everything why not buy them an Atmotube. This sleek, high-tech cylinder monitors the air around you and sends alerts to your smartphone.
December 8, 2015 - I wouldn't want to live in Beijing. The images in the last few days of a city wrapped in a blanket of smog appear apocalyptic. This image taken in downtown Beijing was captured on Wednesday in the early afternoon.
December 6, 2015 - Back in 2012 I wrote a posting entitled "If the Climate Changes Wouldn't it be Easier to Change Us?" It seemed bizarrely logical that since we were altering the global environment through technology why not alter ourselves to thrive in these ch
December 5, 2015 - The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations focused on shipping. Its mandate includes marine pollution, safety and security.
December 4, 2015 - The first week of the global climate change meetings in Paris is coming to an end and the jury is out on whether we will get agreement on lowering greenhouse gas emissions among the close to 200 nations attending. They all know the answer. It's there before their eyes but no nation wants to lose any bit of its sovereignty through a binding global commitment to carbon reduction.
November 21, 2015 - Back in February last year I wrote about a new desalination technology called shock electrodialysis using a membrane through which sodium and chlorine ions pass in the presence of an electrical charge and subsequently leaving fresh, purified water.