Most of us do not spend our waking hours reading the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States. Certainly no one in the #FakeTrump administration does, … [Read full article]
Off-Grid African & South Asian Lighting Boom Saves Poor Households $3.4 Billion
According to the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA), poor households in Asia and Africa saved some $3.4 billion based on the rapid uptake of solar lighting. GOGLA has released its Social … [Read full article]
3D Rhino Horns – Conservation or Exploitation?
If waves of cheap rhino horns 3D-printed with real rhino DNA are flooded onto the Asian markets, is this a form of rhino conservation or capitalistic exploitation? This critical question … [Read full article]
President Obama Greets G20 With Climate, China, Ukraine (VIDEO)
The G20 meeting of the world’s most influential political and economic leaders in Brisbane, Australia, began slightly off-track today, according to Reuters. President Obama put out a few words about … [Read full article]
Converting Americans Into Water Savers With Dual Flush Conversion Kits
A young boy from Africa once said, “You people from America have so much clean water that you flush drinking water down the toilet”. The young boy later explained that he … [Read full article]
UCS Examines Climate Change From Sea To Shining Sea
More imminent than deadly viruses or terrorists at national events is the phenomenon of climate change, a force examined in a groundbreaking new report released today by the Union of … [Read full article]
World Pangolin Day is February 16 #worldpangolinday
Did you know that World Pangolin Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in February? This year, the special day falls on February 16th — so be sure to mark … [Read full article]
1,000-Year Australasian Temperature Reconstruction
A first of its kind study has been performed on 27 natural climate records to produce the first large-scale temperature reconstruction for the Australasian region over the past 1,000 … [Read full article]
Climate Disasters Displaced 42.5 Million in Asia in Last 2 Years
The claim that global warming and climate change aren’t real gets increasingly ridiculous each year. For one, the science just makes it so much more obvious as it develops … [Read full article]
Tropical Vegetation Stores More Carbon
A new study shows that tropical vegetation contains 21 percent more carbon dioxide than previous similar studies had suggested.The study produced maps of carbon storage of forest, shrub lands, and … [Read full article]
The Connection Between Climate Change and Migration
Not only have we settled in disaster prone areas, but when things get bad because of Climate Change, we move to even worse areas. Last year, according to the United Nations, 210 million people – about three per cent of the global population – migrated between countries, and in 2009 about 740 million people moved within countries.
Chinese Gobi Desert From Space (Photo of the Day)
The black spots below are not problems with the photography, but rather lakes in what is normally the arid Gobi Desert in the Chinese Autonomous Region of Inner Mongolia.
Historical Summer Extremes to Become the Future Norm
Researchers from Boston University have estimated the effects near-term increases in global average temperatures will have on summertime temperatures across the globe, based on current warming trends and a desire to minimise overall warming to 2°C.