1.5 or 2.0 Celsius and the difference in the delta

We Need More Input to Understand What the Delta Between 1.5 and 2.0 Means in Global Warming

August 1, 2016 – Daniel Mitchell, Rachel James, Piers M. Forster, Richard A. Betts, Hideo Shiogama and Myles Allen, researchers from University of Oxford, Leeds, Exeter and the ... Continue Reading →
nanolithia battery

Lithium-Ion Batteries May Get an Energy Boost from MIT Engineers

July 31, 2016 – Today lithium-ion batteries are the mainstay of power storage for smartphones, computers and electric vehicles (EVs). The pros for lithium batteries remain the ... Continue Reading →

The New Goal of Governments in an Age of Climate Change: Build a Circular Economy

July 30, 2016 – What is a circular economy? It is an industrial economy whose material flows lead to 100% recycling and zero pollution. Material flows cover things biological ... Continue Reading →
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Zika in Miami – The First Cases in the U.S. Where Mosquitoes are the Transmitters

July 29, 2016 – It was only a matter of time before mosquito transmitted Zika reached the southern continental United States. The first four cases of local transmitted Zika have ... Continue Reading →
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How Driverless Vehicles Will Alter Many Job Markets

July 28, 2016 – Paul Reyes-Fournier is a frequent contributor to 21st Century Tech blog. This is his fourth posting. With a bachelors degree in Physics and MBA he has worked both ... Continue Reading →
Red Dragon mission to Mars

SpaceX to Spend $300 Million US to land a Dragon Capsule on Mars in 2018

July 28, 2016 – Imagine twenty years ago if a private company had made such an announcement. Who would have thought it was credible? But today if any private space company has ... Continue Reading →
Tallinn Christmas market

What Defines a Country in the 21st Century? In Estonia Not Its Boundaries

July 27, 2016 – With a population of 1.3 million Estonia hugs the Gulf of Finland and lies just to the west of Russia (see the country demarcated in green on the European map ... Continue Reading →
Source: Financial Review

Can Artificial Intelligence Rescue Us from Hackers?

July 26, 2016 – Yesterday I wrote about the security vulnerability our present computers and servers have. On that same day an article appeared in The Christian Science Monitor ... Continue Reading →
Can hardware be hacked

Hacks and Leaks Expose Vulnerability of Internet Apps and the Current Hardware We Use to Access Them

July 25, 2016 – The latest Wikileaks of emails from the Democratic National Committee’s mail servers is just another sign of how vulnerable we are today to those who find ... Continue Reading →
Work and climate change

Hot and Hotter are the Two States of Climate the World is Experiencing These Days

July 24, 2016 – It’s getting a bit mind-numbing to read these days that the latest month is statistically the hottest the world has ever recorded. NASA and NOAA scientists ... Continue Reading →