SIDS

Why Aren’t Tropical Island Nations Embracing Renewable Energy?

October 18, 2014 – Think about it. Why would a small island nation that gets 300+ sunny days a year and fairly constant ocean winds import coal, oil, diesel or liquid natural ... Continue Reading →
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The World is On a Fast Track to Learn About Ebola

October 17, 2014 – With the outbreak in West Africa teetering out of control, and with the first cases showing up outside of Africa, medical teams are on a fast track to understand ... Continue Reading →
Lockheed Martin CFR

Is Lockheed Martin Pulling Our Chain? – Truck-Sized Fusion Reactors in Less Than a Decade?

October 17, 2014 – In the world of fusion power we have an ongoing technology race between cold and hot fusion. Where traditional science sees cold fusion with dubious eyes, the ... Continue Reading →
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Sustainable Deltas Initiative Shares Tools to Mitigate Submerging Coastlines

October 16, 2014 – The Netherlands, no stranger to coastal flooding, was the launch location for an international program focused on protecting vulnerable deltas worldwide. Announced ... Continue Reading →
Mars One

Huge Holes in Mars One Plan Say MIT Students

October 15, 2014 – I have written several postings about Mars One and have questioned the aggressive timetable and lack of appropriate tested technology to ensure its ambitious ... Continue Reading →
Global Thermostat 2

Can We Engineer Technology That Can Do What Plants Do?

October 14, 2014 – Today our Earth atmospheric composition contains 400 parts per million (ppm) carbon dioxide (CO2). That’s 75 ppm higher than the atmosphere of 1970. The ... Continue Reading →
Workers at construction site of water diversion project in Henan Province. Source: How Hwee Young/EPA

Unintended Consequences Emerge in Chinese River Diversion Project

October 14, 2014 – Yesterday was Thanksgiving Day in Canada and a wonderful day to walk through the wetlands south of our apartment here in the heart of Toronto. These wetlands ... Continue Reading →
E-Cat Uppsala Test

Independent Testing Report on LENR Cold Fusion Technology Released

October 11, 2014 – Cold fusion has once again entered the conversation with the release of an independent test of Andrea Rossi’s E-Cat cold fusion device. The results appear ... Continue Reading →
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United Kingdom to Fund Hydrogen Fuel Infrastructure Accessible to the Public

October 10, 2014 – There may not be many hydrogen-fueled trucks and automobiles on British roads today but this latest announcement from the government is an encouraging sign ... Continue Reading →
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Canada’s Federal Government Taken to Task by Environment Commissioner

October 9, 2014 – Imagine being taken out to the wood shed for a paddling by a commissioner your government appointed as an environment watchdog. That’s what happened this ... Continue Reading →