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Sunday, April 15th, 2007


Stopping Climate Change: No silver bullet

Renewable energy and greening power production at the source is something that receives more attention than the unsexy energy “efficiency.” The reality is that efficiency is likely to play a much bigger part in cutting greenhouse gas emissions, especially in the short term, says the International Energy Agency: About 78 percent of CO2 savings were likely to come from more efficient use of energy and 22 percent from cleaner energy sources by 2030, according to the agency. Mandil said that to avoid one billion tonnes of greenhouse gases a year,Read More

Curious Loggerhead Turtle Video

Having read Carl Safina’s Voyage of the Turtle, I was pretty intrigued to happen upon this on Yahoo! P.S. Minister Baird, go back to your boss and get a better plan. I don’t want to live in a world where there are hippos at the North Pole. Oh right, except hippos can’t get to the North Pole without help, and it’s unlikely that any species of plant or animal now existing is much adapted to living at the equator at that temperature, so what we’d actually have is probably aRead More