Pentagon Knows Climate Change Is Real

http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/the-pentagons-guide-to-overcoming-climate-change-denial Those who actively deny that climate change is a scientifically-established reality have never really been able to square one simple fact: The nation’s military leadership is in unified agreement that climate change is real, and also that it poses a clear and present danger to the troops.   Climate change is an issue. The […]

Space news

http://www.space.com/24806-water-vapor-exoplanet-hot-jupiter.html Water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of one of the first alien planets ever identified by astronomers. http://www.universetoday.com/110038/new-technique-could-measure-exoplanet-atmospheric-pressure-an-indicator-of-habitability/ Measuring the atmospheric pressure of a distant exoplanet may seem like a daunting task but astronomers at the University of Washington have now developed a new technique to do just that.  

Investing in Oceanic Health

Ocean bottomliner: Why Mike Bloomberg is investing in fish Last month, Michael Bloomberg did a lot of things. He stopped being mayor of New York and started being U.N. envoy for cities and climate change. He promoted immigration reform before Congress. He freaked out over the True Detective pilot like the rest of us (we […]

Clean Energy – moss, algae, and the matter of will

Moss can power a radio, and could eventually charge your phone A team of scientists over in Europe have decided to take the idea of “green” power very, very literally: They have developed a system to harness the energy generated by moss. http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/02/unique-bioreactor-finds-algaes-sweet-spot A unique bioreactor at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) […]

Exporting Liquefied Natural Gas Is A Dreadful Idea For The Climate

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/03/12/3384911/exporting-lng-climate/ The crisis in Ukraine has rekindled arguments that the U.S. should export shale gas, supposedly to diminish the threat posed by Russia’s “energy weapon.” Sadly, few seem to care about diminishing the threat posed by climate change, since it has become increasingly clear that LNG would make things worse.