Koko the Gorilla Fears Humankind is Destroying the Environment

February 22, 2014 AOL You remember Koko the gorilla, right? Koko was born in the ’70s at the San Francisco Zoo. Francine (Penny) Patterson, then a Ph.D. candidate at Stanford, started studying young Koko’s linguistics capabilities and eventually taught her a rudimentary version of sign language. Over the years, Koko has become a gorilla celebrity… Continue reading Koko the Gorilla Fears Humankind is Destroying the Environment

“A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON SOURCE OF THE POST-NAPA QUAKE WATER”

September 26, 2014 As Solano County enjoys an incredible new flow of water in local creeks after the recent Napa earthquake, experts are speculating what might be the source of this “bonus from nature”. Officials report that at least 200,000 gallons of water per day are flowing from Wild Horse Creek, with many other areas… Continue reading “A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON SOURCE OF THE POST-NAPA QUAKE WATER”

A Cure For Global Crises

By Mike Waters Mon Feb. 15, 2016 Crises We now face the greatest convergence of global crises in the history of our civilization. Each is synergistic and complex. The cascading consequences of these threats are beyond our current ability to address with current strategy, science, technology, resources or politics.  Population levels are increasing rapidly while… Continue reading A Cure For Global Crises

There May Soon Be More Plastic in the Oceans Than Fish

By Gregory Barber Fri Jan. 29, 2016 Discarded plastic will outweigh fish in the world’s oceans by 2050, according to a report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. That is, unless overfishing moves the date up sooner. The study, a collaboration with the World Economic Forum, found that 32 percent of plastic packaging escapes waste collection… Continue reading There May Soon Be More Plastic in the Oceans Than Fish

How NASA Monitors Climate Change in Two Infographics

By David J. Hill ON Dec 26, 2015 We’ve all heard about climate change due to rising sea levels and increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels. But the question is, how rapidly is the climate actually changing? The recently signed Paris Agreement, in which countries worldwide have committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving transparency on their progress, will have potential global ramifications on economies… Continue reading How NASA Monitors Climate Change in Two Infographics

End of the Fossil Age…

Dawn of the Green Digital Revolution and the Solar Century By Les Hamasaki DEC. 26, 2015 The tiny grains of sand (silicon) and rays of sunlight that provide a source of infinite free energy are accelerating the end of the fossil fuel age. The world is transitioning from the Industrial Revolution powered with coal and… Continue reading End of the Fossil Age…

Global marine analysis suggests food chain collapse

A world-first global analysis of marine responses to climbing human CO2 emissions has painted a grim picture of future fisheries and ocean ecosystems. Published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), marine ecologists from the University of Adelaide say the expected ocean acidification and warming is likely to produce a… Continue reading Global marine analysis suggests food chain collapse