Luxembourg Passes Space Resource Appropriation Law

July 17, 2017 – Appropriation is another word for exploitation. And it seems that the original intent of humanity in addressing the international use of outer space is quickly ... Continue Reading →

Depleting Aquifers: A Sign of the Time and a Threat to the Breadbaskets of the World

July 14, 2017 – For those of us who read this blog and live in North America, depleting aquifers is not a new subject. The Central Valley of California, the agriculture epicenter ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: New AI Tool Mines Satellite and Aerial Images With Surprising Results

July 2, 2017 – Giving a penny (a coin no longer in existence in Canada) for this artificial intelligence’s (AI) thoughts will buy you a whole lot of interesting data. The ... Continue Reading →

Mission 2020 – A Three-Year Project to Tackle CO2 and Other Greenhouse Gas Emissions

June 30, 2017 – Look at the map that appears immediately below this first paragraph. It is an image of the United States that shows county-level economic impacts from emissions ... Continue Reading →

Mexico Border Wall to Have Solar Panels Says Donald Trump

June 22, 2017 – In the too funny for words category of Trumpian announcements, yesterday’s boasting and reveal in Iowa, while addressing a political rally there, had President ... Continue Reading →

Flogging the “Clean Coal” Dead Horse: The Latest Trump Environment and Energy Strategy

June 18, 2017 – The Trump fascination with coal mining is hard to understand when one shines a light on today’s energy industry in the United States. Coal is no longer cost ... Continue Reading →

An Alt-EPA is Developing in the United States

June 15, 2017 – As the Trump administration guts the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ensure climate change is no longer its focus, former employees and those who may ... Continue Reading →

Asgardia: Humanities Nation in Space?

June 14, 2017 – If you have not heard of Asgardia, you are not alone. Started through initial funding from Russian businessperson and scientist, Igor Ashurbeyli, the goal is to ... Continue Reading →

The EV30@30 Campaign

June 11, 2017 – The Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) is a policy forum focused on the worldwide adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). Formed in 2010 its membership includes Energy ... Continue Reading →

Nine U.S. States Create Climate Alliance to Fight Climate Change

June 5, 2017 – The backlash to President Donald Trump’s announcement to pull out of the non-binding Paris Climate Agreement displays the determination of sub-jurisdictions ... Continue Reading →