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Are 70 Cities at Risk of Running Out of Freshwater by 2040?

April 29, 2015 – The world is increasingly urbanized. In the past six decades the population of the planet has shifted with more than half of us living on less than 1% of the ... Continue Reading →
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Tesla’s Home Battery About to Become a Reality

April 28, 2015 – Tesla Motors‘ next product doesn’t go on wheels. It is an in-home battery that can harness the excess energy generated from photovoltaic rooftop panels ... Continue Reading →
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Study Links Extreme Weather Events to Climate Change

April 28, 2015 – Are extreme weather events the “smoking gun” of climate change? Back in July 2012 I wrote a posting entitled, “Weather Extremes and Global Warming ... Continue Reading →
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Colorado River Flows to Sea of Cortez as U.S. Southwest Deals with Drought

April 27, 2015 – It isn’t much but even a trickle of water that gets to the sea from the Colorado River is a huge change for Northwestern Mexico, something that has rarely ... Continue Reading →
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The Nepal Earthquake is Only the Latest – Are We Getting Any Better at Predicting These Events?

April 27, 2015 – It has been described as a tragedy waiting to happen by CNN. That seismologists and earth scientists knew it was coming. The earthquake that struck Nepal in the ... Continue Reading →
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Agriculture An Industry Ripe for Disruption States Peter Diamandis

April 27, 2015 – This week I received another interesting email blast from Peter Diamandis addressing the future of agriculture and food. I share his observations with you along ... Continue Reading →
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Gizmos & Gadgets: A Rocket Goes Electric

April 26, 2015 – A battery-powered rocket? Who would have thunk it? Well a combined U.S. and New Zealand defense research company, Rocket Lab, partially funded by DARPA and venture ... Continue Reading →
Ocean as $24 trillion asset

So the Oceans are Worth $24 Trillion U.S.

April 25, 2015 – It is good to know that we humans have done our audit and determined what the oceans are worth. The chief architect putting a price tag to 70% of the planet is ... Continue Reading →
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Hewlett-Packard Tries Reinventing Computing

April 23, 2015 – Hewlett-Packard, or HP for short is out to reinvent the computer. They call the project The Machine and it is a make or break move for this venerable computer ... Continue Reading →
Science Chase

Getting Young People to Embrace Science is a Key to Planet’s Future Wellness

April 22, 2015 – The world needs more scientists, more people trained to understand the six principles behind scientific thinking. What are we talking about? Correlation – ... Continue Reading →