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Smart Green Homes: No Longer a Pipe Dream

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Smart Green Homes As you are all probably aware, the trend of coining phrases with the adjective “smart” is not exclusively reserved for mobile technology. Nor does the word “sustainable” only refer to development or business any more. “Efficiency” has been a buzzword for so long now, that we feel it’s here to stay forever. And you’re most likely right. Read More »

Sea Level Rising Faster Than Expected

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Sea Level New research underway indicates that at least three feet of global sea level rise is near certain, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists warns. Sea levels have already risen 3 inches on average since 1992, with some areas experiencing as much as a 9-inch rise. Photo credit: NASA / Saskia Madlener That’s the higher range of the one ... Read More »

Solar Farm, In The California Desert

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Solar Farm Solar is going big. Again. The federal government last year,  green-lit a 485-megawatt solar farm that will generate enough carbon-free electricity to power 180,000 homes when it comes online in the Southern California desert. During the Great Recession, there was nothing unusual about billions of dollars in federal stimulus money fueling big green dreams of carpeting the Mojave ... Read More »

Human Predators, Worst on the Planet

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Human Predators Watch any nature documentary and you’ll see the same story unfold time and time again: A predator approaches a group of potential prey and ends up taking down a single animal, perhaps the youngest, the weakest or the oldest among them. Science News ✔@ScienceNews To get a glimpse of a superpredator, just look in the mirror: http://ow.ly/R9QOk   Watch ... Read More »

Extinction, Earth In Severe Crisis in 65 Mil. Yr.

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Extinction Earth’s living community is now suffering the most severe biodiversity crisis in 65 million years, since a meteorite struck near modern Chicxulub, Mexico, injecting dust and sulfuric acid into the atmosphere and devastating 76 percent of all living species, including the dinosaurs. Ecologists now ask whether or not Earth has entered another “major” extinction event, if extinctions are as ... Read More »

Egloo, candles will never be the same!

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Egloo What is egloo Egloo is conceived for contrasting continuous waste of electricity used for warming domestic rooms, offering, as a option, a candle-powered way that provides a cheaper and more ecological energy, taking advantage of features of terracotta that stores the heat and slowly and gradually releases it by radiation, even after it blows out. How to use it ... Read More »

Extreme Climates on Earth

Extreme Climates Extreme climates includes unexpectable, unusual, unpredictable severe or unseasonal weather; weather at the extremes of the historical distribution—the range that has been seen in the past. Often, extreme events are based on a location’s recorded weather history and defined as lying in the most unusual ten percent. In recent years some extreme weather events have been attributed to human-induced global warming, with ... Read More »

Climate, The Realities of a Warming World

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Climate My hometown, Vancouver, is in a rainforest, so we celebrate sunny days. People I talk to are enjoying the recent warm, dry weather, but they invariably add, “This isn’t normal”—especially with all the smoke from nearby forest fires. With no mountain snowpack and almost no spring rain, rivers, creeks and reservoirs are at levels typically not seen until fall. ... Read More »

7 Billion and Counting, World Population

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7 Billion 7 Billion and counting…………….World Population, and it’s easy to focus on the numbers—starting with the more than 7 billion humans now sharing our planet. Within many of our lifetimes, that number could surpass 10 billion. But grappling with the issue of global population is about much more than the numbers—it’s about the needs of the people behind those ... Read More »