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 →

NASA Invites Partners to Develop Technology to Make Us Earth Independent in Space

December 9, 2017 – NASA in its latest public solicitation is seeking proposals for the design, fabrication, and testing of critical components and subsystems for acquisition ... Continue Reading →

Moody’s Warns U.S. Coastal States and Cities to Address Climate Change or Lose Their Credit Ratings

November 30, 2017 – Moody’s is in the bond credit rating business. It issues ratings on a A to C scale with sub gradations such as Aaa, Baa. Caa or less. Moody’s also ... Continue Reading →

UBER Buys In To Driverless On-Demand Services

November 24, 2017 – In the last week Uber Technologies Inc., the often controversial on-demand company that operates in cities across the globe, has signed a purchase order for ... Continue Reading →

“Clean Coal” Part of U.S. COP23 Presentation Has Proven a Bust

November 13, 2017 – At the COP23 meetings in Bonn currently underway, the federal government of the United States is presenting an “alternative facts” narrative about ... Continue Reading →

Blockchain Finds New Purpose with Pot, Energy, and Syrian Refugees

November 12, 2017 – The universal ledger that accompanies bitcoin and other digital currencies, the blockchain, is now being proposed to help in the distribution management and ... Continue Reading →

Car-Charging Network Planned for European Highways

November 10, 2017 – A German-Danish partnership has announced plans to rollout a fast-charging station network across European highways to increase European use of electric vehicles ... Continue Reading →

The Unintended Consequences of the Social Media Revolution – Democracy Under Threat

November 8, 2017 – In a recent statement, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, stated, “one of the things I did not understand was ... Continue Reading →

COP23 Meets in Bonn After U.S. Releases National Climate Assessment and Army Corps Proposes $1.8 Billion to Keep Norfolk from Disappearing

November 6, 2017 – The nations of the world have gathered in Bonn starting today to continue to work on what was agreed to in Paris two years ago. COP23, however, has in attendance ... Continue Reading →

German Company Creates a Wind Farm That Includes a Water Battery

November 3, 2017 – Max Bögl Wind AG is a Bavarian company with the biggest wind turbine on the planet. It stands 246.5 meters (808 feet) in height and is located in the Limpurg Hills ... Continue Reading →