Europe’s Water Resources Under Pressure
Continued inefficient use of water could threaten Europe’s economy, productivity and ecosystems, a report has warned. The European Environment...0
GE Rejects Republicans’ Climate Change Doubts
General Electric has brushed aside the doubts leading Republican presidential contenders have raised about climate science. The U.S. industrial...
Google Buys Wind, Bets on Sun
Google is stepping up wind-power purchases to reduce emissions, even as it devotes most of its renewable energy investments...
Shame on the Rich
For fans of the British upstairs-downstairs TV series Downton Abbey, skullduggery may seem evenly distributed among the social ranks....
President’s 2013 Budget Hits Planetary Science Hard
The president’s 2013 budget asks for modest increases for some federal science agencies but trims funding to NASA. The...
Ultrafast Trades Trigger Market Crashes and Spikes
The US financial markets have suffered over 18,000 extreme price changes caused by ultrafast trading, according to a new...
NASA Issues Call for New Space Taxis
NASA is looking for at least two U.S. firms to design and build space taxis to ferry astronauts to...
David Christian Is Upbeat at Davos
There are many tribes at Davos: business leaders (who pay for the rest), journalists, politicians, representatives of NGOs, bankers...
For Moon Colony, Technology Is the Easy Part
Could the United States establish a moon colony and develop a new propulsion system for going to Mars? All...
Can Economy Bear What Oil Prices Have in Store?
Stop wrangling over global warming and instead reduce fossil-fuel use for the sake of the global economy. That’s the...