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We're jerks to our future selves

It's called temporal discounting, our tendency to think of our future self as if he or she is a stranger and go for immediate "me" rewards…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 14, 2013

Extraction from undersea methane hydrates

An Energy Coup for Japan: ‘Flammable Ice’ There's good news and bad news. If methane extraction from undersea hydrates became commercial, t…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Mar 14, 2013
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Six Mass extinctions

Earth's major plates, modern 6.          Today, many scientists think the evidence indicates a sixth mass extinction is under way. The bla…

Started by Joan Denoo

4 Mar 12, 2013
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Sixth Great Massive Extinction, or Holocene Extinction, or Anthropocene Extinction

"The world is currently in the middle of a very pronounced and rapid mass extinction, sometimes referred to as the 6th Great Mass extinctio…

Started by Joan Denoo

1 Mar 12, 2013
Reply by Steph S.

The Earth is the Hottest It’s Been in 11,000 Years

by Kristina Chew March 11, 2013 2:30 pm By the end of this century, temperatures around the globe are on track to be the hottest at any…

Started by Steph S.

0 Mar 11, 2013

Unstoppable thaw of Canada's Arctic Glaciers

Canada's Arctic glaciers headed for unstoppable thaw: study Canadian glaciers that are the world's third biggest store of ice after Antarct…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 10, 2013

The Day the Earth Nearly Died

THE DAY THE EARTH NEARLY DIED "250 million years ago, long before dinosaurs roamed the Earth, the land and oceans teemed with life. This wa…

Started by Joan Denoo

0 Mar 10, 2013

Recent warming atypical

Bombshell: Recent Warming Is ‘Amazing And Atypical’ And Poised To Destroy Stable Climate That Enabled Civilization This research has been r…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Mar 9, 2013
Reply by Steph S.

Time history of CO2 video

This shows the seasonal fluctuations as CO2 rose, through 2011. It's dynamic compared to the flat chart.

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

3 Mar 8, 2013
Reply by Joan Denoo

The triple pane window theory

The Triple-Pane Windows Theory A report by the Urban Green Council makes the case that the country’s largest population centers can reduce…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 6, 2013


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