In Our Search for Alien Life Go No Further Than Earth Itself

April 20, 2017 – Life on Earth pops up in some of the most inhospitable places. It is only a few decades from our first discovery of teeming life in the deep oceans of our world, ... Continue Reading →

NASA Holds an Information Session to Talk About What’s Been Found on Ocean Worlds

April 14, 2017 – Who would have thought that the places to look for life other than here on Earth would be moons and dwarf planets located in the outer Solar System. NASA has ... Continue Reading →

WMO, Doctors and Climate Scientists See Trump Presidency as a Climate Change Disaster

March 21, 2017 – It is spring in the Northern Hemisphere starting today, a beautiful day here in Toronto where I live. That’s the local weather and not the global climate ... Continue Reading →

And If You Thought Things Were Bad with the EPA and Trump, Check Out NOAA

March 8, 2017 – The agency of the U.S. government that tracks hurricanes, storm surges, tornadoes and other extreme weather events is about to see Donald Trump wield his anti-climate ... Continue Reading →

Global Warming’s Assault on the Great Barrier Reef

February 28, 2017 – My brother got into a conversation with a resident of his building last week who had just come back from Australia, and reported that the Great Barrier Reef ... Continue Reading →

Measuring Oxygen Levels in the Ocean Shows Evidence of Decline Through the Last 50 Years

February 26, 2017 – Climate change deniers try to argue that increasing carbon dioxide means the Earth will be greener, more lush, and a better environment. They point to the ... Continue Reading →

Canada’s Ice Caps Contributing to Sea Level Rises States UC Irvine Study

February 22, 2017 – When we read about sea level rise the usual suspects are Greenland and Antarctica. Sometimes alpine glaciers get honourable mention. But seldom do you hear ... Continue Reading →

Looking for an Exotic Cruise – How About One Over the North Pole?

February 21, 2017 – If you like cruising, and have been almost everywhere, then the MOSAiC project announcement yesterday is one for you. A group of researchers is planning to ... Continue Reading →

Where Saltwater and Freshwater Meet There is Potent Energy

February 17, 2017 – Ever heard of the salinity gradient? At Pennsylvania State University, civil engineers are working to develop a form of electrical power generation from where ... Continue Reading →

Sea Ice at the Poles Shrinking Both North and South

February 16, 2017 – Reports of Arctic sea ice coverage this year indicated the second lowest level since we began keeping records (1979). Lower sea ice in the Arctic has been ... Continue Reading →