Canada Fights Global Warming While Approving New Oil Pipelines – Does This Make Sense?

December 2, 2016 – In my country we have just witnessed the approval of two oil pipelines, one a refurbishment and rebuild (Enbridge Line 3), the other a twinning pipeline expansion ... Continue Reading →

The EmDrive: What Physics Says is Impossible

November 30, 2016 – A paper appearing in the Journal of Propulsion and Power, entitled “Measurement of Impulsive Thrust from a Closed Radio-Frequency Cavity in Vacuum,”  ... Continue Reading →

The Latest and Greatest in the 3D Printing World

November 26, 2016 – Additive manufacturing or 3D printing is finding all kinds of new applications and materials as it moves from being a marginal player to the centre piece in ... Continue Reading →
Cape Town, South Africa, a member of the CoM, Photo credit: Nadine Hutton/Bloomberg

Sub-Nation Actors Leading the Way in Reducing Carbon Emissions

November 24, 2016 – In a Time Magazine headline last week Johanna Partin wrote that America’s cities are the only hope for climate change action in light of the election ... Continue Reading →
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What will be the Consequences of Climate Change Policy Decisions in the Present and Near Future or the Lack Thereof?

November 21, 2016 – In a paper appearing in Nature Climate Change published last February, a research team presented the following: that the policy debate about anthropogenic ... Continue Reading →

Measurable Progress on Clean Energy Gives World Hope Despite New Climate Change Denying U.S. President

November 17, 2016 – All is not lost in the fight to move the world away from fossil fuels and reduce carbon pollution despite Donald Trump becoming the American president elect. ... Continue Reading →
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Abu Dhabi Steel Plant Takes on Carbon Capture Storage and Utilization

November 15, 2016 – Al Reyadah is the world’s first commercial carbon capture steel facility. The carbon dioxide (CO2) it captures will be pumped into oil reservoirs to ... Continue Reading →

2016 the Hottest Year on Record So Far and We Are Not Talking Politics

November 14, 2016 – Donald Trump should cover his ears because I am about to relate observed science about the current state of the world’s climate. Before I do however ... Continue Reading →

What a President Trump May Mean for the Climate Change Fight and Decreasing Our Use of Fossil Fuels

November 9, 2016 – As I watched the returns last evening it was clear to me shortly after 11 p.m. that Trump was going to be declared President Elect. I spent much of the night ... Continue Reading →

Electric Vehicles Getting Highway Charging Infrastructure in the United States

November 5, 2016 – In a recent energy report investors in fossil fuels were told that it may be the right time to start moving money away from an industry wedded to gasoline and ... Continue Reading →