Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

Latest post

Preparing for asteroid Apophis

Astronomers are meeting today at the Planetary Defense Conference to discuss plans to observe asteroid 99942 Apophis, a relatively large asteroid that’ll sweep past Earth safely – but rather closely – in 2029.

Uncategorized

UNITED KINGDOM: Adviser set to recommend zero-emissions target by 2050

The U.K. government’s official adviser on climate change is set to recommend the country adopt a target to drive net fossil fuel emissions to zero by 2050, according to people familiar with the plan.

Uncategorized

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla plant key to Musk’s ambitions takes shape in China

Three months after groundbreaking, Tesla Inc. is rushing to complete its multibillion-dollar factory on the outskirts of Shanghai to capitalize on growing demand in the world’s largest electric-car market.

Uncategorized

RESILIENCE: Center helps people adapt to ‘new normal’

Buoyed by $55 million from the Rockefeller Foundation and Miami philanthropist Adrienne Arsht, the Atlantic Council said yesterday it will work to bring resilience solutions to 1 billion people, or just under an eighth of the world’s population, by 2030.

Uncategorized

ANTARCTICA: An unexpected source of melting at world’s biggest ice shelf

Part of Antarctica’s Ross ice shelf — the largest ice shelf in the world — appears to be melting 10 times faster than the ice around it. And researchers say a new process, one that was only rarely considered by scientists in the past, is the likely culprit.