Photo courtesy of Robot Johnny at Flickr.com. Well, the prediction is in, and Punxsutawney Phil says we can expect 6 more weeks of winter: After casting a weather eye toward thousands of his faithful followers, Phil consulted with President Cooper and directed him to the … [Read more...] about Punxsutawney Phil, Groundhog Day & Climate Change
Photo courtesy of jbrussellphoto at Flickr.com. China emits a staggering amount of carbon dioxide (more than the United States by some accounts), and the future will bring even more CO2 production from inside the Great Wall. According to several chemical companies, coal … [Read more...] about Coal Gasification is taking off in China
Photo courtesy of ibeginz at Flickr.com. Did you know that there are hundreds (and maybe even thousands) of underground coal fires burning out of control? These fires can occur naturally, but most of them are caused by mining activity or industrial accidents near coal seams. … [Read more...] about Underground coal fires around the world, an environmental problem
Daniel Botkin, president of the Center for the Study of the Environment and professor emeritus in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology at the University of California, Santa Barbara writes about global warming on today's Wall Street Journal editorial … [Read more...] about Global warming, not the end of the world?