“Climate science bedeviled by ‘tipping points'”

Tipping points are when, on a human timescale, things have gone passed the point of reversal. On some climate issues, we’re nearing this point with alarming speed. It’s time to make HASTE! https://phys.org/news/2017-01-climate-science-bedeviled.html#pt0-507429

“A new way to predict and prevent the end of coral reefs”

“Researchers have created models to predict when, where, and to what extent coral bleaching will occur in reefs around the world at a finer scale than ever before.” This can be used in a variety of ways in… Read More

“The Biggest Clean Energy Advances in 2016”

“Bionic leaves, a hot solar cell, and other picks for the most notable renewable energy strides in 2016.” https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603275/the-biggest-clean-energy-advances-in-2016/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=atlantic

“Climate Change Is Raising Flood Risk in the Northern U.S.”

Flood risk and water supply analyses have historically been performed based on the assumption that the climate remains statistically stationary.  Our basis for water supply infrastructure and flood insurance is, therefore, fundamentally flawed. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/climate-change-is-raising-flood-risk-in-the-northern-u-s/?WT.mc_id=SA_FB_ENGYSUS_NEWS

“U.S. Navy Dolphins Join The Fight To Save Endangered Vaquita Porpoises”

This is an interesting way that the military might be able to help save a species from extinction.  But, will the oceans be able to support this species and others in 100 or 200 years due to ocean… Read More

“The thousands of U.S. locales where lead poisoning is worse than in Flint”

Clean water is key to sustainability.  How much money has been wasted by ill-informed attempts to save a few dollars? http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-lead-testing/