Climate Change Means Teaching Kids to Love What They Might Soon Lose

Climate Change Means Teaching Kids to Love What They Might Soon Lose

I can’t remember the last time I saw a monarch butterfly. I remember chasing them as a child—how I’d catch a glimpse of fluttering stained-glass wings and race after, reaching up to join their zig-zagging flight. I remember it being a moment of real joy. But I don’t remember it being particularly special. Growing up,…

Big Oil wants you to worry about carbon footprint

Big Oil wants you to worry about carbon footprint

Everybody’s going carbon neutral these days, from the big boys – Amazon, Microsoft, , Starbucks, JetBlue – to your favorite outdoor brand, even ski resorts. Probably your neighborhood coffee roaster, too. What’s not to like? Becoming carbon neutral means cutting greenhouse gas emissions as much as you can, then offsetting what you can’t avoid with…

Next Wave: Incremental development

Next Wave: Incremental development

Hello everyone, let’s get a little personal.  Last week, I spent time in Warri – a city located in South-South Nigeria, notable for being an oil hub and popularizing the incredibly complex but impressive Warri pidgin language. My trip turned out to be an unexpectedly stressful event and by Sunday, I fell sick.  Now falling…

‘Life-altering’ event …

‘Life-altering’ event …

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Forecasters warned residents along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast to rush preparations ahead of Hurricane Ida, which is expected to rapidly intensify and bring winds as high as 130 mph (209 kph), life-threatening storm surge and flooding rain when it slams ashore Sunday in Louisiana.The National Hurricane Center warned that…

How working from home is the solution, the DropTop. & #x 2122; story.

How working from home is the solution, the DropTop. & #x 2122; story.

An environmentally passionate entrepreneur believes his Covid lockdown-inspired invention will “help reduce our carbon footprint and improve the way we work and live”. Pith & Stem is a startup dedicated to producing sustainable furniture. They use reclaimed wood, steel and plastic to create bespoke and unique centrepieces. Based in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, the business has flourished…

Joe Manchin’s Lame Reason for Opposing More Infrastructure Spending

Joe Manchin’s Lame Reason for Opposing More Infrastructure Spending

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin isn’t sold on the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill that could be this country’s last chance to pass anything resembling climate policy for a decade. “Given the current state of the economic recovery,” Manchin tweeted Wednesday, “it is simply irresponsible to continue spending at levels more suited to respond to…

Why boiling beads can race throughout hot oily surface areas

Why boiling beads can race throughout hot oily surface areas

Researchers have determined why droplets are propelled across a heated oily surface 100 times faster than on bare metal. Pictured are various photographs of the droplets that help reveal the mechanisms that cause the rapid motion. Credits: Courtesy of the researchers, edited by MIT News When you’re frying something in a skillet and some droplets…

Could Edmonton Oilers get even older (but better) in goal?

Could Edmonton Oilers get even older (but better) in goal?

Author of the article: David Staples  •  Edmonton Journal Anton Khudobin of the Dallas Stars celebrates an overtime series win against the Vegas Golden Knights during the first overtime period in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on September 14, 2020. Photo by Bruce…

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