Wind turbine design and placement can mitigate negative effect on birds

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences URBANA, Ill. – Wind energy is increasingly seen as a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels, as it contributes to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. It is estimated that by 2050, wind turbines will contribute more than 20% of the global electricity supply. However, the…

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Greta Thunberg urging lawbreaking

Greta Thunberg Urges Extinction Rebellion to Break the Law

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Greta Thunberg has stated that rules must be broken if they stand in the way of climate action. Greta Thunberg condemns ‘unlawful’ police ban on Extinction Rebellion climate change protest‘If standing up for humanity is against the rules then the rules must be broken,’ says teenager Chris Baynes, Jane Dalton (2…

Some Heroes Wear Smocks

As we saw in the Canning protests earlier this week, people are getting fed up with sanctimonious, virtue signaling, climate change, “protesters”. Here are a couple of recent examples.  Warning: profanity.  Not work safe. Smock Man you have officially left the safe space pic.twitter.com/KKg4ZwO1BP — TyIer (@tyIerzilla) October 18, 2019 Here’s another.  In N Out…

Researchers describe a survival strategy in living corals which was only seen in fossil records

Heatwaves in the Mediterranean University of Barcelona Some corals can recover after massive mortality episodes caused by the water temperature rise. This survival mechanism in the marine environment -known as rejuvenation- had only been described in some fossil corals so far. A new study published in the journal Science Advances reveals the first scientific evidence…

NASA’s Planetary Protection Review Addresses Changing Reality of Space Exploration

From NASA Oct. 18, 2019 RELEASE 19-084 NASA’s Planetary Protection Review Addresses Changing Reality of Space Exploration NASA released a report Friday with recommendations from the Planetary Protection Independent Review Board (PPIRB) the agency established in response to a recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report and a recommendation from the NASA Advisory…