A Day at Sea Aboard the USS Howard

  I was nominated with a small group to attend a “Leaders to Sea” embark to the USS Howard (DDG-83). It was an honor…


How Much Are the Ocean’s Worth? US$24 Trillion per WWF Report

“Earth is distinguished from all other known planets by the presence of a warm, salty ocean that covers more than two-thirds of its surface….

PODCAST: MegaDrought Study Authors Break It Down

Ben Cook and Jason Smerdon summarize and comment on the Earth Institute’s recent study. Article: http://www.rawscience.tv/warming-pushes-western-u-s-to-driest-period-in-1000-yrs/ WARMING PUSHES WESTERN U.S. TOWARD DRIEST PERIOD IN…


Fluoride In Drinking Water May Trigger Depression And Weight Gain

Around 15,000 people could be suffering needlessly from thyroid problems because of fluoride in drinking water, the University of Kent has warned Source –…


German Offshore Wind Sails Past 1 GW of Energy

By January 1, 2015, Germany counted 258 offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 1,049.2 MW. This was a 50% increase from the previous…

Map shows a high risk for a "megadrought" in the Southwest, according to study by Cornell University, the University of Arizona and the U.S. Geological Survey. (Toby Ault / Cornell University)

Study concludes drought likely to continue.

 The chances of a “megadrought” in the Southwest lasting more then 30 years is reported to be 50% while the chances of a 10…

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Hurricanes Cause Open Ocean Cold Water Upwelling

As the hurricanes move through the ocean, they each leave a wake of cold water as a result of process called cold water upwelling;…


Water, Drought, Climate Change: Understanding the War in Syria

Starting in 2006 and lasting through 2011, Syria suffered the worst long-term drought and the most severe set of crop failures in recorded history….


Atlantic Current Strength Declines

The marked slowdown in the past decade of the warm Atlantic Ocean currents that bring mild weather to northwestern Europe may be caused by…


Slingshot- Paul Lazarus

Best known for his Segway Personal Transporter, inventor Dean Kamen is taking on the world’s great challenges one invention at a time. SlingShot is…