Gizmos & Gadgets: New Device Can Harvest Water from Thin Air

August 5, 2017 – Back in April of this year an article appeared in the journal Science entitled, “Water harvesting from air with metal-organic frameworks powered by natural ... Continue Reading →

GreenCity Solutions Wants to Make City Air Cleaner and Easier to Breathe

August 4, 2017 – Toronto has an enormous tree canopy. If it didn’t, the summer heat island effect would be 1 or 2 Celsius degrees warmer than current. But for many concrete ... Continue Reading →

Want to Save the Planet from Aliens? Become a Planetary Protection Officer for NASA

August 3, 2017 – The 21st century will have job winners and losers. We know that automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence will impact traditional jobs while creating ... Continue Reading →

Almost 60,000 Suicides in the Indian Farming Community Attributed to Climate Change

August 2, 2017 – Those who study agriculture are more aware of climate change than most. They track and assess trends for incidents of extreme weather. They study rainfall patterns. ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Getting Closer to the Holodeck with a Disney “Holobench”

August 1, 2017 – Star Trek introduced science fiction fans to the idea of a holodeck where crewmembers could immerse themselves into a world of virtual reality. The holodeck is ... Continue Reading →

SpaceX Rethinks Dragon 2.0, Red Dragon and Mars Colonization

July 31, 2017 – SpaceX has proven itself in many ways in the last year. The frequency of launches, the successful return of first stage boosters, their reuse, and the reuse of ... Continue Reading →

Caltech Researchers Define Applications for Quantum Computing

July 31, 2017 – Quantum computing hardware continues to evolve. Whether we are talking about D-Wave’s latest machine, Google, IBM or Microsoft, or Chinese efforts, the race ... Continue Reading →

Fastest Transit of Northwest Passage Just Completed

July 30, 2017 – Note this date on your calendar because it represents a climate change milestone. The Northwest Passage is now open for commercial shipping to make it from the ... Continue Reading →

Moon is Wetter Than Previously Thought

July 29, 2017 – Before the latest revelations about water on the Moon, we were told that the best place to find it was at the bottom of craters located at the poles. But now it ... Continue Reading →

World’s Tropics Getting Fatter with Global Warming

July 28, 2017 – It’s going to take some amazing dieting to reduce the Earth’s bulging tropical zone over the next century and beyond. The official tropics lie between ... Continue Reading →