Tesla’s Home Battery About to Become a Reality

April 28, 2015 – Tesla Motors‘ next product doesn’t go on wheels. It is an in-home battery that can harness the excess energy generated from photovoltaic rooftop panels ... Continue Reading →
Extreme heat events

Study Links Extreme Weather Events to Climate Change

April 28, 2015 – Are extreme weather events the “smoking gun” of climate change? Back in July 2012 I wrote a posting entitled, “Weather Extremes and Global Warming ... Continue Reading →
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Colorado River Flows to Sea of Cortez as U.S. Southwest Deals with Drought

April 27, 2015 – It isn’t much but even a trickle of water that gets to the sea from the Colorado River is a huge change for Northwestern Mexico, something that has rarely ... Continue Reading →
Nepal earthquake

The Nepal Earthquake is Only the Latest – Are We Getting Any Better at Predicting These Events?

April 27, 2015 – It has been described as a tragedy waiting to happen by CNN. That seismologists and earth scientists knew it was coming. The earthquake that struck Nepal in the ... Continue Reading →
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Agriculture An Industry Ripe for Disruption States Peter Diamandis

April 27, 2015 – This week I received another interesting email blast from Peter Diamandis addressing the future of agriculture and food. I share his observations with you along ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: A Rocket Goes Electric

April 26, 2015 – A battery-powered rocket? Who would have thunk it? Well a combined U.S. and New Zealand defense research company, Rocket Lab, partially funded by DARPA and venture ... Continue Reading →
Ocean as $24 trillion asset

So the Oceans are Worth $24 Trillion U.S.

April 25, 2015 – It is good to know that we humans have done our audit and determined what the oceans are worth. The chief architect putting a price tag to 70% of the planet is ... Continue Reading →

Hewlett-Packard Tries Reinventing Computing

April 23, 2015 – Hewlett-Packard, or HP for short is out to reinvent the computer. They call the project The Machine and it is a make or break move for this venerable computer ... Continue Reading →
Science Chase

Getting Young People to Embrace Science is a Key to Planet’s Future Wellness

April 22, 2015 – The world needs more scientists, more people trained to understand the six principles behind scientific thinking. What are we talking about? Correlation – ... Continue Reading →
European cities at risk

Satellites Tell Us That Sea Levels Are Rising Faster Than Previously Thought

April 21, 2015 – I wonder how deeply this headline will get buried but it is one to which most of humanity need pay attention. Since 1993 ocean sea levels have been rising by ... Continue Reading →