Creative Innovative Energy Solutions for a Sustainable World Requires Thinking Outside the Box: Asad Uddin’s essay provides excellent insight and an innovative approach to solving energy crisis. This post takes a deeper look at energy crisis because there are no coherent plans for sustainable energy production to satisfy the needs of the energy hungry world and population explosion in developing countries. President Obama of the U.S. and other world leaders are urged to initiate a global prize/award on energy such as the prestigious Noble Prize for Energy, to motivate young talented minds. Continue reading Creative Energy Solutions: Thinking Outside the Box — Noble Prize for Energy?
800,000 years of abrupt climate variability: Earth's climate is capable of very rapid transitions An international team of scientists has produced a prediction of what climate records from Greenland might look like over the last 800,000 years. The team's reconstruction is based on the much longer ice core temperature record retrieved from Antarctica and uses a mathematical formulation to extend the Greenland record beyond its current limit. This is a syndicated post, which originally appeared at ScienceDaily: Natural Disaster News. View original post. September 8, 2011
The panel reinforces conclusions that human-driven global warming is intensifying heat waves and heavy rains now, with much more in the offing. Continue reading Climate Panel Charts Extreme Weather in a Warming World
A cosmic one-two punch of colossal volcanic eruptions and meteorite strikes likely caused the mass-extinction event at the end of the Cretaceous period that is famous for killing the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, according to two reports that reject the prevailing theory that the extinction was caused by a single large meteorite. This is a syndicated post, which originally appeared at ScienceDaily: Natural Disaster News. View original post. Nov 17, 2011 Supervolcanoes: Not a threat for 2012