Under COP21 Marine Shipping’s Contribution to Greenhouse Gases was Omitted

March 3, 2016 – In a sub-headline from an article appearing in The Guardian six years ago comes the following: “One giant container ship can emit almost the same amount ... Continue Reading →

Gallium Nitride and Sol-Gel Transistors to Change Electronics and Energy Consumption

August 5, 2015 – Graphene is seen as a material that is altering our technical world. But it isn’t alone. In the past few weeks two others have joined the new materials ... Continue Reading →
Charging A Hybrid Car

The Current and Near Future for Hybrid Vehicle Technology

December 9, 2014 – Today’s guest blogger is Heidi Cardenas. Her background may be human resources, business administration, technical writing and corporate communications, ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Power through Ultrasound to Become Ubiquitous if uBeam Succeeds

October 27, 2014 – Imagine transmitting energy through the air to power everything in your home. Nikola Tesla, the inventor of alternating electric current, predicted it would ... Continue Reading →

Oil – We Spill it Everywhere and Yet We Keep on Drilling and Transporting it

July 11, 2014 – This morning as I perused my many alerts and feeds I came across a headline from The National, a paper published out of the United Arab Emirates. Its title, How ... Continue Reading →

I Was Asked to Contribute an Abstract to an Upcoming Conference On Vertical Farming and its Future

I share with you my comments to the conference organizers. In my initial research on vertical “urban” farms I discovered Dickson Despommier and his concepts which you can ... Continue Reading →

New U.S. Report States “Climate Change Has Moved Firmly into the Present”

May 6, 2014 – This week the U.S. Global Change Research Program issued its latest National Climate Assessment. This program consists of a scientific panel of 300 experts supervised ... Continue Reading →

Some Companies Get Climate Change – Look At Mars

May 1, 2014 – The Mars referred to here is not the red planet but the company that is known for M&M’s, Mars, Milky Way, Twix, Snickers and 3Musketeers, supplier of chocolate ... Continue Reading →
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Headlines: Are We Starting to Turn the Corner on Fossil Fuel Use?

January 15, 2014 – At least when it comes to oil it seems consumption is starting to decline among the countries of the Developed World. So states Christof Ruehl, Chief Economist ... Continue Reading →

Transportation Update: Volvo E-Car Concept Runs Off Super Capacitor

The biggest limitation for electric vehicles (EV) is the battery. Tesla, General Motors, Nissan and others install heavy batteries that limit vehicle range and performance. The batteries ... Continue Reading →