Cuba Tackles Climate Change with a Century-Long Plan

January 12, 2018 – Recognizing that climate change is not a short-term thing, the government of Cuba, after experiencing Hurricane Irma in September, has set a course to alter ... Continue Reading →

Low-Oxygen Dead Zones Threatening Ocean and Coastal Waters

January 5, 2018 – Deoxygenation is a growing problem in the ocean. The cause is human. It is our waste and activities that is consuming oxygen through biogeochemistry. The implications ... Continue Reading →

The Difference Between 1.5 and 2.0 When it Comes to Climate Change is Huge

January 4, 2018 – The latest projections from 27 different global climate models indicate that a rise of global mean temperatures of 2 Celsius in the next 50 years will increase ... Continue Reading →

NASA Inspires University of Queensland Researchers to Accelerate Plant Breeding Starting with Wheat

January 4, 2018 – NASA has been experimenting with technologies to help grow staple crops on the International Space Station (ISS) with the ultimate goal to make it possible for ... Continue Reading →

In a Washington Post Opinion Piece, the Author Asks “Is GMO opposition immoral?”

January 3, 2018 – Opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) largely affecting the food we grow, the livestock we raise for dairy and meat, and the insects that prey ... Continue Reading →

Does Nuclear Energy Remain Viable in Our Pursuit of a Low Carbon Future?

December 26, 2017 – Peter Diamandis has shared his latest thoughts on the future of nuclear energy in a Christmas Eve message to his email subscribers. In it he talks about rising ... Continue Reading →

Canada Takes Baby Steps Towards a Low Carbon Future

December 24, 2017 – It is Christmas Eve and a new present going under Canada’s national tree is the creation of a low carbon economy fund set at $2 billion CDN. The fund ... Continue Reading →

Carbon Emission Reduction Strategies Need New Tools and Technologies But Where Are They?

December 17, 2017 – Two years after the nations of the world came together in a nearly-unanimous show of support for tackling climate change, there is little evidence to show ... Continue Reading →

What’s in Your Drinking Water Today and Why You Should Care

December 16, 2017 – Today’s guest blog is presented as an infographic and created by Laura Newcomer, a writer, editor, and educator who works in the environmental and personal ... Continue Reading →