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The Great Green Energy Non-Transition

One of the troubling characteristics of today’s civic discourse is the tendency to confuse predictions with reality. Nowhere is this problem more severe than in the debate over climate and its associated issues. The last hundred years have seen increasing…

Eco-Activists’ Well-Funded War On Pennsylvania’s Energy Industry

Summary: The Keystone State, an oil and natural gas powerhouse, is under siege by an alliance of well-organized, well-funded “green” activists. From cap-and-trade schemes meant to bleed ratepayers dry to fracking bans on one of Pennsylvania’s most vital industries, the…

Waymo Goes Truly Public In Phoenix

Waymo has been implementing different versions or stages of self-driving technology for years, originally more directly under the Google umbrella. Now, starting today, Waymo is really opening up to the public

What? Climate Change Is NOT Turning The Amazon Into A Savannah

Among the top Google News search results today for “climate change” is an article by the UK Guardian claiming climate change is drying out the Amazon rainforest and pushing it to a “tipping point,” after which it will irreversibly become…

New open-access book “Inclusive Urbanism” addresses the key issues of urban development

(Technische Universität Dresden) More than half of the world’s population is agglomerated in cities. According to a UN projection, approx. two thirds of the global population will be city dwellers by 2050. As urbanisation progresses, social aspects in urban development become ever more critical. Alongside TU Delft, Department of Urbanism, and the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development Dresden (IÖR), TU Dresden has now published the open access publication “Inclusive Urbanism”, which is dedicated to the major issues of urban development.

To Honor World Teachers’ Day Today, Airline is Giving Away 21,000 Free Tickets to Teachers

This World Teachers’ Day, Qatar Airways is giving away 21,000 complimentary tickets to teachers to thank them for their vital work in educating young people worldwide during the challenges brought by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The giveaway opened this morning and runs for the next three days. Teaching professionals can register for this exclusive offer here […]

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Scientists use AI to find tiny craters on Mars

All these years, NASA scientists have laboriously sifted through spacecraft images to identify and classify markings on Mars. Now they’re using a new “classifier,” powered by artificial intelligence. What takes a human 40 minutes takes the AI tool an average of just 5 seconds.

AP Pushes Sea-Level Alarmism For Island Nations Despite No Acceleration

Among the top Google News search results today for “climate change” is the Associated Press (AP) story, “Leaders to UN: If the virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will.” In the article, the AP claims that some island nations like…

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USask water scientist honored with prestigious international lifetime achievement award

(University of Saskatchewan) University of Saskatchewan (USask) hydrologist Jay Famiglietti has been awarded the 2020 Hydrologic Sciences Award by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for outstanding contributions to the science of water over his career.