Above phjoto taken last week by NASA satellite.The Arctic ice cap is relatively small this year, but it ranks as only second smallest.
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There are some modern tehcnologies that can be wireless, especially digital tech from radio and TV to data and Internet. Not so with electricity.
Natural features that have existed for millenia are disappearing. There have warming and cooling trends in the past, but today technology allows us to "see" what's happening.
A new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control indicates that lead can be harmful to children even in low concentrations.
Courtesy: NASARed dots are locations of ice monitoring stations.Nature has a broad look at what we know and we might know about Greenland and its shrinking ice.
An update to the most recent IPCC [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] report warns that even smaller temperature increases could mean even larger real life changes than earlier IPCC projections. This study was authored by a panel of scientists whoare members of the IPCC.
Rising sea levels get engineers' attention.
We're not talking about pop singers or scrawny fashion models. We're talking Mother Earth.
Assuming Americans can sometime in the future begin to buy new appliances, the next gen of toaster or blender may be more energy efficient. President Obama has directed the Energy Depatment to issue new efficiency guidelines by August of this year.
Lots of petroleum-derived materials in today's automobile. Gone is the chrome plating and wooden dashboards of yore.