The future of crude oil and alternative energy
By: Daniel J. Gansle
The future of crude oil is pretty simple: the resource that has greased the wheels of our modern-day economy for over 100 years is finite, and is being depleted rapidly. As President Bush communicated during his April 29, 2008 press conference, we are in a...
Is human space travel to the planet Mars too dangerous?
By: Mark Daly
Yes, the dangers associated with travel to Mars far outweigh any benefit that may accrue from a manned mission. Until space travel to the Moon has been perfected I don't believe it is in the interest of science to embark on a hazardous mission that...
Mars is too Dangerous
By: Nathan Brouwer
Space travel to Mars is undoubtedly feasible, but the cost-benefit ratio in all regards is far too high to justify continued investment. We should not just consider whether it is too dangerous for our astronauts which it undoubtedly is but also for our money.Exciting...
Proposals to stop global warming
By: Sean Davis
The environment, scientists who study it have their own opinions on what is going on with it. There is enough information that the environment like everything else does certain things in cycles. This is where there is differences of opinion come in, in the sense...
Tornadoes
By: Selenna
A tornadoes energy per unit of volume is 6 times greater than that of a hurricane. These violent rotating columns of air which develop from thunderstorms are the most violent and deadly storms on earth occurring more often in the United States than anywhere else...
By: Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Hurricane (or Other Disaster) - Top Ten Family Plan -If you live in an area that is subject to any type of natural disaster you should have a family plan ready. It does not matter if it's a hurricane, fire, flood, tornado, or any other...
Tornadoes Hurricanes Storms Natural Disasters Thunderstorms Supercells Cyclones
By: Amanda Demers
I grew up in New England, about 30 miles from the Atlantic coast. In my time, I've weathered a few hurricanes (including ones that could have spawned tornadic activity), as well as T.S. Allison while living in Houston. For the larger part of the...
What will happen when we run out of oil
By: Kevin Puszert
The price of oil is going up because we are running out. We do not have the ability to shift enough resources into alternative fuels before our infrastructure starts to collapse. At that point, based on the precedent of how our leaders have handled the...
How can we improve weather forecasting?
By: Don A Shepard
Ever planned your outdoor adventure around the "perfect weather" forecast only to be disappointed when the skies darken and the downpour ensues? Kind of feels like nature is letting out a big laugh at your expense. It makes you want to go down to that...
Global warming and its effect on society
By: AisA
The current debate on Global Warming illustrates just how ignorant the masses are of epistemology and scientific induction. Every assertion which fits their preconceived notions is instantly afforded factual status without any further inquiry or debate. When met with conflicting information, they bend it to...

 

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