environment

amazon$10 Billion Jeff Bezos Earth Fund Will Fight Climate Change

Jeff Bezos launched the Bezos Earth Fund with an Instagram announcement.⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Bezos said Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet. I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to explore new ways of …

climate changeGlobal CO2 Emissions Did Not Increase in 2019

Global emissions were unchanged at 33 gigatonnes in 2019 even as the world GDP grew by 2.9%. Increased wind, solar power, natural gas power and higher nuclear power output in developed countries offset increased emissions in emerging countries. * coal …

climate changeClaimed Five Inches of Global Sea level Rise Has Minimal Effects

There are claims that since 1985 or 1990 there has been 3.4 millimeters per year of global sea-level rise. This is based up satellite altimetry. This is five inches of sea-level rise since 1985. There are tidal gauges along all …

climate changeUS Government Joins the Trillion Tree Initiative

The United States has announced that it will join the Trillion Tree Initiative. There has been no statement on the details of what the US will do as part of the Trillion Tree Initiative. There were once six trillion trees …

environmentMillimeter Wide Xenobots Are New Robots Made from Living Cells

Researchers have scraped living cells from frogs and reused them to make robots from living cells. Millimeter robots have been made from living cells (cells scraped from frogs). They are living robots that could be used for smart drug delivery, …

car90% of Truck CO2 Emissions Could be Captured and Liquified into Fuel

Researchers at EPFL have patented capturing CO2 directly from a trucks’ exhaust system and liquefying it in a box on the vehicle’s roof. The liquid CO2 is then delivered to a service station, where it is turned into conventional fuel …

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 …