Fund Managers To Report on the Carbon Footprint of Portfolios

September 27, 2014 – In yesterday’s Globe and Mail, Canada’s purported national newspaper, Janet McFarland wrote a piece on ethical investment describing the Montreal ... Continue Reading →
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Shale Gas a Poor Solution for Cutting CO2 and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

September 27, 2014 – President Obama is counting on replacing coal-fired power with cleaner burning natural gas. But the shift according to researchers at University of California ... Continue Reading →

Get Your Leather and Meat from a Local Manufacturer Named Modern Meadow

September 26, 2014 – A hamburger taste test in August of last year in London, England, may inaugurate a revolution. The hamburger in question was meat made in vitro, in a lab ... Continue Reading →
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NASA Meets Theologians to Discuss How We Respond to E.T.

September 25, 2014 – Last week the Library of Congress in Washington hosted a two-day symposium entitled “Preparing for Discovery: A Rational Approach to the Impact of Finding ... Continue Reading →
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India Gets to Mars on the First Try – MOM’s the Word

September 25, 2014 – India has done something no other space-faring nation could achieve. Their Mars Orbiter Mission, known as MOM entered orbit around Mars on September 23rd ... Continue Reading →
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The Great Debate Continues: Is Pluto a Planet?

September 24, 2014 – Back in the early days of Christianity theologians argued about the definition of God. Was God a singular immortal force, a duality or manifested in a trinity. ... Continue Reading →

Fossil Fuel Divestment Joined by the Founders of Standard Oil

September 23, 2014 – The family foundation built on the wealth gleaned from oil has announced plans to begin divesting its fossil fuel holdings. We are referring to the Rockefeller ... Continue Reading →
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View Comet Siding Spring from Mars

September 23, 2014 – This is just too cool to not share. One of my readers, Michael Sadlon, (thanks Michael) has sent me the link to Solar System Scope. Click on the thumbnail ... Continue Reading →
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New XPrize Focuses on Technology for Literacy, Numeracy and Learning

September 22, 2014 – A few weeks ago Peter Diamandis’ XPrize sent me an email asking if I was interested in applying to be an XPrize Vanguard. Being a big believer in the ... Continue Reading →
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Climate Skeptics Point to World Population as the Real Problem

September 22, 2014 – For the past week or so there has been a lively ongoing argument in a LinkedIn Group about the chicken and the egg. Well it’s not about chickens and ... Continue Reading →