climate change Archive

Good news on less global coal usage in 2016

Production of the fossil fuel coal dropped by a record amount in 2016, according to BP Plc’s annual review of global energy trends. China, the world’s biggest energy consumer, burned the least coal in six years and use dropped in …

Tests for safe Geoengineering should start now

Technology Review summarizes some of the arguments for and against geoengineering. Alan Robock, a professor of environmental sciences at Rutgers, has published a list of 27 risks and concerns raised by the technology, including its potential to deplete the ozone …

Scientists unveil new form of matter: time crystals

most people, crystals mean diamond bling, semiprecious gems or perhaps the jagged amethyst or quartz crystals beloved by collectors. To Norman Yao, these inert crystals are the tip of the iceberg. If crystals have an atomic structure that repeats in …

Star Trek Discovery Show delayed

CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery has been delayed again as the series continues casting. The series is set roughly a decade before the events (2258-2260) of the original Star Trek series, the series follows the crew of the USS …