Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

Mining

Uncategorized

Fear Of (Everybody Else) Flying

Just over a year ago, newly elected U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and U.S. Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA) shocked the world by proposing a Green New Deal. One of its more controversial provisions was a proposal to build high-speed rail…

What does proximity to fast food have to do with longevity?

Fast food is a hallmark of modern living, and while it may be convenient, it’s not doing us any favors. A new study from Penn State, West Virginia and Michigan State universities suggests it’s one of several factors contributing to…

Injection strategies are crucial for geothermal projects

(GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Helmholtz Centre) The fear of earthquakes is one of the main reasons for reservations about geothermal energy. In order to get hot water from the depths, crevices in the rock underground often have to be created. This is done by injecting large quantities of water under high pressure. The problem is that such hydraulic stimulation is accompanied by vibrations in the underground, known as “induced seismicity”. A new study from the now points a way that could help to reduce the seismic risk.

The Current Global Warming Trend Is Directly Related To Human Emissions Of Greenhouse Gases – Forbes

2020 National Emissions Sources by Sector Credit: Climate Central The past five years were the five hottest years since record keeping began. And the nineteen hottest years have occurred in the past 20 years. This current global warming trend is…

Sorry Greta, Climate ‘Experts’ Are 0-41 With Wrong Predictions

For more than 50 years, climate alarmists in the scientific community and environmental movement have not gotten even one prediction correct, but they do have a perfect record of getting 41 predictions wrong. List Of Doomsday Predictions That Climate Alarmist…

Global warming fast shrinking rainforest role as climate protector – Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The amount of planet-warming carbon dioxide that can be sucked up from the atmosphere and stored by tropical forests is falling as the global climate heats up, researchers said on Wednesday. They warned in…

Hyperledger Conference Shows Where Blockchain Can Fight Global Warming – CoinDesk – Coindesk

This year’s Hyperledger Global Forum, the annual gathering for big companies seeking the benefits of distributed ledger technology (DLT), opened in Phoenix, Ariz., with a film of a woman walking through a bamboo forest gathering up crimson thread. The metaphor…

Ancient Australian trees face uncertain future under climate change, study finds

(Portland State University) Tasmania’s ancient rainforest faces a grim future as a warming climate and the way people used the land have brought significant changes to the island state off mainland Australia’s southeastern coast, according to a new Portland State University study

Astronomy student discovers 17 alien worlds

While discovering an exoplanet would be a thrill for anyone, astronomy student Michelle Kunimoto is turning it into something of a habit. The University of British Columbia Ph.D. candidate, who previously discovered four exoplanets as an undergrad, is making news…