The 21st Century: Our Journey to Immortality or Extinction

October 15, 2016 – It is the Ides of October and I have resolved after seven years of writing this blog to attempt a synthesis of much of its content into a book which will bear ... Continue Reading →

David Suzuki Asks Why Canada Fights Climate Change on One Hand While Fueling it with the Other

October 14, 2016 – In the latest posting from David Suzuki he questions current Canadian governments (federal, provincial and territorial) on their decision making when it comes ... Continue Reading →

Guerilla War May Soon Engulf Oil Companies and Oil Pipelines

October 13, 2016 – This week we witnessed the opening salvo in a new and escalating war against fossil fuels. Environmental activists penetrated five major pipelines and shut ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Smartphones Meet Mobile Wireless Storage with iLuun Air

October 12, 2016 – Yesterday on Kickstarter, a company named iLuun launched its campaign to raise money to bring to market a wireless flash drive that can move data and images ... Continue Reading →
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Does This Experimental Stem Cell Treatment Mean We Can Reverse Quadriplegia?

October 11, 2016 – In March of this year 21-year old Kris Boesen was in a car accident and suffered severe trauma to his cervical spine. His diagnosis, permanent paralysis from ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Looks at Quantum Computing – Are We on the Verge of a Computing Revolution?

October 10, 2016 – Peter Diamandis looks at quantum computing, its implications, and who is working on the technology. Enjoy the read. What is Quantum Computing? Moore’s ... Continue Reading →

14 Year Study of Genetically Modified Soybean and Corn (Maize) Yields Interesting Results

October 10, 2016 – Research at University of Virginia, Kansas State, Michigan State and Iowa State Universities studying the period from 1998 to 2011, assembled directly-observed ... Continue Reading →
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China Appears to be Ahead of the Downward Curve Commitment It Made in 2014 on Carbon Emissions

October 8, 2016 – In a world where Russia and the United States are freezing themselves into another Cold War it is hard to believe that any progress can be made on the climate ... Continue Reading →

International Aviation Body Adopts Greenhouse Gas Reductions for Jet Travel

October 7, 2016 – Two modes of  transportation were not included in the final COP 21 agreement negotiated in Paris last year. One was marine shipping, and the other air was air ... Continue Reading →

Leonardo DiCaprio Raises the Issue of Belief in Climate Change to Hold Public Office

October 6, 2016 – When the actor, Leonardo DiCaprio met President Barack Obama on the Whitehouse lawn on Monday of this week he proposed to the President that public office requires ... Continue Reading →