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Fossil Awards to Japan, Brazil and a Ray of the Year to the IPCC

Wednesday Fossil of the Day ceremony was a tough one to organise. Half the Fossil of the Day Team had been locked out of the conference centre by the heavy handed tactics of UN Security. First prize went to Japan…

Plant researchers examine bread aroma: Modern and old wheat varieties taste equally good

(Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf) Bread baked from modern wheat varieties are just as aromatic as that baked from old varieties. However, differences exist between the breads from different wheat varieties — and those that were grown in different locations. These were the findings made by a team of German and Swiss researchers under the leadership of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) and the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart.

Call for Ambition at #COP25 by #Mad4Survival coalition lead by Marshall Islands

A press conference this morning at the United Nations climate Conference COP25 launched an ambition drive, Mad 4 Survival, spearheaded by the Climate Vulnerable Forum and lead by the Marshall Islands. Apporopriate that this is being launched on Human rights…

Australia wins third fossil award for reducing climate aid funding among trifecta of Fossil Awards for USA at COP25

On Monday December 9, Australia picked up it’s third Fossil of the Day award at this United Nationas climate conference COP25 meeting in Madrid. This award was goven to the USA and Australia for not contributing to the Green Climate…

DOE funds UT Austin engineers for geothermal energy ecosystem

(University of Texas at Austin) The new Geothermal Entrepreneurship Organization (GEO), led by Jamie Beard and Bob Metcalfe from the Cockrell School of Engineering’s Innovation Center brings together engineers, researchers and entrepreneurs to develop technologies and launch companies.

Dems Applaud Climate Protesters Who Stormed Harvard-Yale Game

As Yale and Harvard condemn the climate protests that delayed a football game between the two Ivy League universities Saturday, Democrat 2020 candidates have chosen to speak out in support of those who stormed the field. Divest Harvard and Fossil…

Frank Carini: Poor land use policies contribute to global warming – The Boston Globe

For the past three years, swaths of Rhode Island open space have been cleared, covered, and crushed to build renewable energy facilities. Renewables help reduce dependence on fossil fuels, but this stampede of renewable-energy development into rural Rhode Island isn’t…

NJIT’s Chrystoff Camacho wins an Edison patent award for an aerial reforestation device

(New Jersey Institute of Technology) Chrystoff Camacho, an inventor and budding entrepreneur who developed an aerial reforestation device while he was an engineering technology student at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received a Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey for his drone-deployed seed capsule.

Why Big Business Loves Global Warming – Capital Research Center

If you listen to liberals at the New York Times, you might think that climate change is a rapidly growing issue captivating Republicans. In 2017, the Times editorial board gushed that the Climate Leadership Council (CLC)—a supposedly conservative group pushing…