“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 order prevent destruction. We must continue to make HASTE on issues such as these!

https://www.worldwildlife.org/stories/a-new-way-to-predict-and-prevent-the-end-of-coral-reefs?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=oceans

“City of Las Vegas reaches clean energy goal”

Municipal facilities’ powered by 100% renewable sources. We need more and more projects like this in order to achieve sustainability.

http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/politics-and-government/las-vegas/city-las-vegas-reaches-clean-energy-goal

“World Energy Hits a Turning Point: Solar That’s Cheaper Than Wind”

“Solar power, for the first time, is becoming the cheapest form of new electricity.” It has surpassed other types of renewable and nonrenewable resources.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-15/world-energy-hits-a-turning-point-solar-that-s-cheaper-than-wind

“NRG’s carbon capture plant fully operational”

It is better to capture the carbon than not capture it, but we’ll have to wait and see if this shows be a wise strategy to use during our transition to cleaner, renewable sources of power.

http://fuelfix.com/blog/2017/01/10/nrgs-carbon-capture-plant-fully-operational/

Maps Reveal How Global Consumption Hurts Wildlife

We need to understand the impacts of our choices in order to make better choices because it all impacts the future of our planet.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/01/maps-reveal-how-global-consumption-hurts-wildlife/

“Google Plans to Be 100 Percent Renewable Next Year”

Having business lead the way is great, but it will only go so far. We need more companies and more people to make actions such as these. Make HASTE!

http://www.climatecentral.org/news/google-100-percent-renewable-energy-20944

“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

“This twisted carbon-eating tower is rising in the East”

This is a beautiful concept, and it is great to raise awareness, but one must wonder if it is a cost effective way of reducing carbon dioxide.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/04/architecture/vincent-callebaut-tao-zhu-yin-yuan/

“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 acidification?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dolphins-vaquita-porpoise_us_586c9901e4b0d9a5945d2801