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In Praise of Doing – Advice from Peter Diamandis About the Future of Learning

August 11, 2015 – When I read Peter Diamandis‘ weekly email one particular section stood out and I wanted to share it with you. Peter was talking about exponential learning ... Continue Reading →
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Mangroves, Global Warming and Rising Sea Levels

August 10, 2015 – Developers of new beach resorts in tropical locations are very familiar with mangroves and they hate them because they take up valuable beachfront real estate. ... Continue Reading →
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The Coal Era to End in New Zealand – Listen up America

August 9, 2015 – Kiwi country announced this week that their remaining two coal-fired power plants will be shut down as of 2018. Now one cannot compare the carbon emissions of ... Continue Reading →
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Renewable Energy Success Tied to Innovations in Battery Storage

August 8, 2015 – The move away from burning carbon to create energy is being inhibited not by the explosive growth in renewables but by the current state of battery technology. ... Continue Reading →
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Why the Number One Trillion is Too Much

August 7, 2015 – One trillion is a big number. And when it comes to carbon dioxide emissions it represents what scientists believe is the absolute limit of that gas in our atmosphere. ... Continue Reading →
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New Mayflower Green Drone Ship to Cross the Atlantic in 2020

August 6, 2015 – Celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ voyage to America in the original Mayflower, the Marine Institute and School of Marine Science and Engineering, ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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What Exactly is the Clean Power Plan That President Obama Announced?

August 4, 2015 – Yesterday the President of the United States released the revised Clean Power Plan with a focus on fossil-fuel burning power plants. Why that focus? Because these ... Continue Reading →
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Holographic Displays Coming to a Car Near You

August 3, 2015 – Remember R2D2 projecting a holographic image of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars? Well the technology to produce 3D holography is about to arrive in the ... Continue Reading →
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Watch for it – the U.S. is About to Move the Goal Posts in Combating Climate Change

August 2, 2015 – Tomorrow the United States will announce regulations to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from power utilities nationwide. A video posted on Facebook yesterday ... Continue Reading →