Monday, April 17, 2017

Adapt to Rising Seas? Sure, but Not in My Neighborhood - John Englander - Sea Level Rise Expert

Adapt to Rising Seas? Sure, but Not in My Neighborhood - John Englander - Sea Level Rise Expert: Flooding may be the greatest cause of property damage throughout human history. Heavier rainfall and rising sea level have made flooding much worse in recent years. More and more people and communities are noticing that something is different than just decades ago. It is clear that we are in a new era, as the planet …

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

This Is Why Your Shoelaces Are Always Untied - D-brief

This Is Why Your Shoelaces Are Always Untied - D-brief: Yes, the square knot is stronger than the “granny knot,” but why?

Monday, April 10, 2017

Single Image Proves Human-Caused Global Warming - John Englander - Sea Level Rise Expert

Single Image Proves Human-Caused Global Warming - John Englander - Sea Level Rise Expert: I offer this graphic as one of the simplest ways to communicate two things. 1) that current “global warming” was triggered by humans, and 2) that sea level is going to rise for a LONG time. Even though some people may avoid looking at any graph, this one is easily explained and quite compelling, bringing together …

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Jupiter at Opposition

Jupiter at Opposition: Blog about Earth and Astronomy - Scientific Pictures and News about the Universe

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Welcome to Superbloomland

Welcome to Superbloomland: What happens when hordes of tourists suddenly descend on Anza-Borrego?

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Liquid storage of solar energy: More effective than ever before

Liquid storage of solar energy: More effective than ever before: Researchers have demonstrated efficient solar energy storage in a chemical liquid. The stored energy can be transported and then released as heat whenever needed, they say.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Not all 'Green' Issues are Created Equal - John Englander - Sea Level Rise Expert

Not all 'Green' Issues are Created Equal - John Englander - Sea Level Rise Expert: While it’s tempting to toss all environmental issues into the same “green bucket”, that can add to the confusion. Recycling, saving sea turtles, and combating climate change may all be compelling, but have little in common. If we are going to find solutions to big challenges, we need to connect efforts that are targeted to …

Monday, February 13, 2017

Top 10 Lies About Sea Level Rise - Part 1 - John Englander - Sea Level Rise Expert

Top 10 Lies About Sea Level Rise - Part 1 - John Englander - Sea Level Rise Expert: I encounter so many myths and misunderstandings about rising sea level, in effect lies. They provide an opportunity to explain the facts, or truths. To make this easy to process and retain, I will break this into two parts. For each, I will first put the point into a “truth”, and then the corollary “lie.” …