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The Spawning of Climate Change Resistance Movements

February 8, 2015 – In the late Michael Crichton novel, State of Fear, he questions climate change science and weaves a story about a green guerilla resistance movement focused ... Continue Reading →
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Climate Change in the News – Geo-engineering, Agriculture and GHGs and Norway’s Carbon Pledges

February 7, 2015 – I write a considerable amount about climate change. Why? Because I consider it and runaway human population growth to be the two most significant negative impactors ... Continue Reading →
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Healthcare Organizations Urge Fossil Fuel Divestment

February 6, 2015 - A coalition of health groups in the United Kingdom have come out with a strong recommendation on divestment in shares of fossil fuel companies. In a report entitled, ... Continue Reading →
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What’s the State of 3D and Now 4D Printing in 2015?

February 5, 2015 – Today’s guest blogger is Paul Reyes-Fournier. Paul has served as chief financial officer for a number of organizations including social services, churches ... Continue Reading →
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Biomedical Advances Continue to Make Headlines

February 4, 2015 – In looking at recent journal articles that have significant biomedical implications I have selected four to talk about today. The first is the announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Gizmos & Gadgets: Taking the eBike Market by Storm

February 3, 2015 – On Indiegogo’s crowdfunding site entrepreneurs abound all hoping that the latest gadget or application they create will get the attention of first adopters. ... Continue Reading →
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Genetic Resources Being Assessed in Light of Climate Change

February 2, 2015 – We have finally made it to our wintering spot here in Southern Florida where my wife and I plan to spend the next few weeks. Please forgive the hiatus in my ... Continue Reading →
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New Advances Bringing Lithium-Air Batteries Closer to Commercial Application

January 28, 2015 – The promise of electric vehicles (EVs) is very much dependent on improvements to battery technology. Today’s lithium-ion batteries consist of a series ... Continue Reading →
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It’s Official – Commercial U.S. Carriers to Ferry Human Crews to ISS by 2017

January 27, 2015 – NASA has given the green light to both SpaceX and Boeing to replace Soyuz as the principal carrier of human crews to the International Space Station (ISS) by ... Continue Reading →
West Virginia

West Virginia Legislators Bury Heads in Coal in Repealing Renewable 25% Target

January 26, 2015 – While much of the rest of the world sees reductions in the use of coal and other fossil fuel energy sources as critical to a low carbon future, it appears West ... Continue Reading →