Cape Town, South Africa, a member of the CoM, Photo credit: Nadine Hutton/Bloomberg

Sub-Nation Actors Leading the Way in Reducing Carbon Emissions

November 24, 2016 – In a Time Magazine headline last week Johanna Partin wrote that America’s cities are the only hope for climate change action in light of the election ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Shares His Views on Education in the 21st Century – Part 2: A New Curriculum

November 23, 2016 – In yesterday’s post I introduced Peter Diamandis’ ideas on guiding principles for future education as well as his pet peeves about the way young ... Continue Reading →
Students in Wetzel Elementary School take first steps in 21st Century Teaching and Learning. Photo credit: Bernd Mai

Peter Diamandis Shares His Views on Education in the 21st Century – Part 1: The Issues and Guiding Principles

November 22, 2016 – Last week I received in my inbox from Peter Diamandis a longer than normal mind sharing about education now and in the future. I have divided into smaller ... Continue Reading →
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What will be the Consequences of Climate Change Policy Decisions in the Present and Near Future or the Lack Thereof?

November 21, 2016 – In a paper appearing in Nature Climate Change published last February, a research team presented the following: that the policy debate about anthropogenic ... Continue Reading →

Next Generation Weather Satellite Joins International Effort to Study Earth’s Climate Remotely

November 20, 2016 – Yesterday the United States launched a weather satellite that was long overdue. Weather satellites are the eyes the world needs to track what is going on in ... Continue Reading →
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Reinventing Farming in a World Fighting Climate Change

November 19, 2016 – Who would have thought that if a farmer planted more trees on cropland that the end result would be enhancing our fight against climate change. Or that by ... Continue Reading →

Something Weird is Going on in the Arctic

November 18, 2016 – Sea ice in the Arctic reaches seasonal lows in September each year. This year was no different other than the fact that the ice cover this year was even less ... Continue Reading →

Measurable Progress on Clean Energy Gives World Hope Despite New Climate Change Denying U.S. President

November 17, 2016 – All is not lost in the fight to move the world away from fossil fuels and reduce carbon pollution despite Donald Trump becoming the American president elect. ... Continue Reading →
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Abu Dhabi Steel Plant Takes on Carbon Capture Storage and Utilization

November 15, 2016 – Al Reyadah is the world’s first commercial carbon capture steel facility. The carbon dioxide (CO2) it captures will be pumped into oil reservoirs to ... Continue Reading →

2016 the Hottest Year on Record So Far and We Are Not Talking Politics

November 14, 2016 – Donald Trump should cover his ears because I am about to relate observed science about the current state of the world’s climate. Before I do however ... Continue Reading →