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Global Warming – The 21st Century Challenge

The average air temperature near the Earth's surface rose approximately 1.33 degrees Fahrenheit during the last 100 years. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports that "most of the observed...

XPRIZE – Making The Impossible Possible

One needs only look skyward after sunset to understand the full potential of mankind. The bright celestial object above is the moon, and it is some 240,000 miles away. Despite the...

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch – A Primer

In recent months, media outlets and some celebrities have turned the spotlight on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Last August, a team of scientists, oceanographers, researchers, and ocean-lovers set sail in...

The Trade-Offs and Spin-Offs of Carbon Capturing Plants

A SENSE OF ACCOUNTABILITYOur world digested around 8.4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) in 2014 through burning of natural gas, coal, and oil causing a 90% increase in carbon-di...

Coral Reefs in Belize

Coral reefs are most commonly found in tropical waters, but on a smaller scale deep water and cold water corals also exist. Globally, these are under threat from climate change, ocean...

The Not So Scientific Guide to Global Warming Skepticism

One of the latest attempts by the global warming enthusiasts to pervert the facts is a pamphlet published by John Cook a few days ago, with the pretentious title...

Four Ways Climate Change Affects the Oceans

To measure what is really going on with the Earth's climate, respectable scientist turn to the oceans. The oceans occupied more than 70% of our planet's surface, there...

A Brief History of Civilization

Early societies were not much more than extended families but sometimes after man had settled down to become farmers rather than hunter gatherers, something happened and from society sprung...

Can We Stop the Climate Crisis That Is Coming?

Does it matter how much man has contributed to the global warming crisis or how much comes from the cycles of nature? No doubt remains among the vast...

National Science Foundation: Ocean Acidification

The National Science Foundation is an independent US agency that is primarily responsible for supporting fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields affiliated with science and engineering....

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