Heartbreaking news. After 57 years as a world-class resource for astronomy, the iconic Arecibo telescope is to be decommissioned, or withdrawn from service, the NSF announced today. The dish-type radio telescope – built into a natural depression in the landscape in Puerto Rico – appears to be headed for a “controlled disassembly.”
Microsoft Corp. is deepening its long-standing relationships with the oil and gas industry, despite its aggressive climate pledges and criticism from environmentalists.
(University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science) A multidisciplinary team led by University of Virginia researchers used the Global Change Assessment Model developed at the University of Maryland to compare the effects of three negative emissions technologies on global food supply, water use and energy demand. The work looked at the role having direct air capture available would have on future climate scenarios.
August 3, 2020, 4:02 pm Inspired perhaps by back episodes of the Sopranos or his experience with payoffs required in New York to get any real estate development project going, Donald Trump is attempting to establish a regulatory regime right…
(Ecological Society of America) These presentations feature ecological research that harnesses high-tech advances in new and exciting ways. All will be presented at the Ecological Society of America’s upcoming virtual annual meeting, August 3-6, 2020.
It’s the end of civilization. Again. Eco-extremists in the liberal media can’t even give themselves a 10-year gap for their end-of-the-world predictions. The latest Time magazine cover declared that 2020 is our last, best chance to save the planet. Run for…
The tech giant is facing internal pressure to move away from a retirement program that invests a fortune in fossil fuel companies. Critics say it undermines Microsoft’s climate goals.
Everyone should recycle as much as they can both at home and the office. Landfills are overflowing across the nation and each day more trash is generated. The Global E-Waste Statistics Partnership estimates that each US resident generates around 42 pounds of e-waste each year. Only 25 states have laws that mandate electronics recycling. Only […]