Climate change adaptation

New Organizations Emerge to Provide Policy and Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation

March 3, 2015 – The 21st century is creating a whole new area of expertise and a business opportunity for organizations both private and public focused on mitigating and combating ... Continue Reading →
Indonesia coal

Indonesia – The World’s 6th Largest GHG Emitter Faces Coal Energy Challenge

March 1, 2015 – In 2012 Indonesia’s contribution to greenhouse gas (GHG) global emissions amounted to 4.5%. That placed them sixth, well behind the United States, China ... Continue Reading →
smart clothes

Smart Clothing: Wearable Tech and its Future

February 28, 2015 – On the last day of February Brian Wilkins is our guest blogger. A journalism graduate of Arizona State University, he has worked as a radio broadcaster and ... Continue Reading →

Mars One May Have 100 Volunteers But….

February 27, 2015 – A few days away in Jamaica this week and I am feeling the vibe of that island even while sitting down to write about a journey far longer than a hop across ... Continue Reading →

The Next Dietitian You Consult With May Be An Entomologist

February 21, 2015 – By 2050 with more than 9 billion human mouths to feed let alone countless cattle, pigs, chickens and other meat, it is not surprising that food scientists ... Continue Reading →

New Maps Show Progress of Ocean Acidification

February 20, 2015 – Since the Industrial Revolution began two centuries ago our oceans have absorbed a quarter of the excess carbon dioxide (CO2) humanity has been adding to the ... Continue Reading →

Science, Technology and Islam – The Latest News

February 19, 2015 – Some of you who are my readers may not know that when I graduated from university my degree was in Islamic Studies and Medieval History. I was very much aware ... Continue Reading →

BASF Sees Tenfold Performance Improvement for EV Batteries

February 19, 2015 – The common battery found in electric vehicles (EVs) these days is lithium-ion. BASF, the chemical company, is working on improving an older battery technology ... Continue Reading →

Was the Solar System Visited by a Rogue Star?

February 18, 2015 – Some 70,000 years ago a binary star system is believed to have passed within 0.8 light years of our Sun. That’s less than one-fifth the distance of our ... Continue Reading →

The State of Carbon Capture and Sequestration

February 17, 2015 – The Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Institute (GCCS) in its most recent report tells us there are approximately a dozen large-scale CCS projects operating ... Continue Reading →