Having Come Back from Costa Rica It Was Not Hard to See The Impacts of Climate Change

February 17, 2018 – Costa Rica has seen its climate change considerably in the last few years. The dry northwestern province of Guanacaste saw rain for the first time during its ... Continue Reading →

SpaceX to Start This Weekend Deploying Global Internet Satellite Network

February 17, 2018 – The service Elon Musk’s company is about to deploy has been given the name Starlink. On Sunday, if all goes well, a Falcon 9 rocket will deploy the first ... Continue Reading →

Florida Clinicians Form Association for Climate Action

February 12, 2018 – Writing from Samara, Costa Rica, where seeing a cloud in the sky calls for comments, I read a Miami Herald headline today that should make Floridians take ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Talks About The Coming Construction Revolution

February 11, 2018 – Yesterday I wrote about a new super wood that is stronger than steel. But overnight I received one of Peter Diamandis’ emails in which he described ... Continue Reading →

When Wood is Stronger Than Steel: Remove Some of the Lignin and Press for a Day

February 10, 2018 – Treated wood can be made to be stronger than steel these days. Through a combination of chemical baths and presses, new forms of wood represent an eco-friendly ... Continue Reading →

Halfway through the Flu Season and Antivaxxers Can Be Thanked for the Increased Deaths

February 9, 2018 – Our daughter was born with heart-lung disease and from her birth until today we have been vigilant in getting the flu vaccine every year. That along with precautions ... Continue Reading →

Our Ozone Layer Problem Has Not Gone Away, It Has Shifted

February 8, 2018 – A research article appearing in a journal of the European Geosciences Union published this week provides evidence that thinning of the protective ozone layer ... Continue Reading →

Pakistan and Capetown Have A Climate Change and Human Population Problem

February 7, 2018 – Writing from the very dry Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, which is surprisingly seeing more rain than normal this year, it seems appropriate to talk about headlines ... Continue Reading →

A New Source of Fuels – Those Tires You Discard

January 29, 2018 – Today’s guest blogger is first-timer, Erich Lawson. Lawson is passionate about the environment and an advocate for effective recycling. He writes about ... Continue Reading →

In Less Than 45 Days Cape Town Will Run Out of Water

January 28, 2018 – The people of Cape Town, South Africa, have been told to prepare for “Day Zero” when the city runs out of water from the tap for drinking and bathing. ... Continue Reading →