environment

climate changeWorld Emits 37 Billion Tons of CO2 for 0.6% Increase But USA CO2 Emissions Drops 1.7%

The Global Carbon Project reported that world CO2 emissions reached 37 billion tons per year in 2019. This was an increase from the 36.6 billion tons emission estimate for 2018. This was a 0.6% increase from 2018. There was 2.1 …

economic impactWorld Emissions Are Trending 38 Billion Tons CO2e Too High 2030 for 1.5 Degree Target

The 2019 UN Emission Gap report indicates that global emissions must drop 7.6 percent per year from 2020 to 2030 for the 1.5°C goal and 2.7 percent per year for the 2°C goal. The UN report says a 30 billion …

australiaKoalas Are in Trouble But Functionally Extinction Claim is a Lie

Fires have destroyed 80% of the Koalas Habitats in Australia but there are still over 40,000 Koalas. Austrialian Koala Foundation Exaggerated Claim of Functional Extinction On May 10, 2019, the Australian Koala Foundation issued a press release that opened with …

energyNuclear Energy Starts Heating Houses and in 2021 Will Heat a City and Avoid Using Over 6 Million Tons of Coal

China’s first commercial nuclear heating project has begun operating at the Haiyang nuclear power plant in Shandong province. Two AP1000 nuclear units will initially provide heating to 700,000 square meters of housing. This use of nuclear energy heating will avoid …

californiaCalifornia’s Must Choose Between Uncontrolled or Controlled Fires

Florida had over 2 million acres of prescribed (aka controlled) burns in 2017 and California had 87,000 acres of controlled burns in 2018. Georgia has 1.25 million acres of controlled burns and Alabama had 944,000 acres of controlled burns. California …

agriculturePlant-based Custom Fertilizer Increases Crop Yields, Lowers Farmers’ Costs, and Makes Food Ten Times Healthier

Soil depletion due to climate change and unsustainable agriculture has reached crisis proportions in many regions of the world, where depleted soil results in falling crop yields, increasing food insecurity, and raises urgent questions about how current agricultural practices will …

climate changeGenetically Engineered Plants To Reduce Atmospheric Methane and Global Warming

Guest Post by Neil Farbstein Neil Farbstein contact info; vnbcibnc@gmail.com Methane in the atmosphere is a very potent greenhouse gas. Over a 20-year period, methane traps 84 times more heat per mass unit than carbon dioxide. There is a distinct …

businessTen Times Cheaper But Better Food is Going to Radically Change Your World

Nextbigfuture interviewed Tony Seba of RethinkX on their latest analysis of emerging global technology disruption. The new emerging technology is combining synthetic biology was fermentation to transform agriculture and many aspects of industry. In 2017, RethinkX and Tony Seba put …

climate changeBoosting Plants to Close the CO2 Absorption Gap

Terrestrial plants (land based plants) are removing about 29 percent of our emissions that would otherwise contribute to growth of the atmospheric CO2 concentration. What Lucas Cernusak, ecoyphysiologist from James Cook University in Australia, model analysis showed is that the …