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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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.
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.
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.
Rising sea levels get engineers' attention.
Smart appliances aware of electric grid demand and prices.
EcoFactor signs deal to save energy for customers of Texas's largest utility.
On site observers find Arctic ice thinner, softer than satellite data indicated.
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.
Lots of petroleum-derived materials in today's automobile. Gone is the chrome plating and wooden dashboards of yore.