Difference between global warming and climate change
By: Marvin Somers
Climate change has been happening for centuries and is nothing new. Phenomena such as Ice Ages and the Medieval Warm Period are the direct results of natural climate change, which is caused by variations in the Earth’s orbit, variations in solar activity, the behaviour...
By: Elizabeth M Young
First, a definition of "mineral" is required. A mineral can be defined as the result of a geologic process that is normally crystalline. Iron ore is not a mineral, but is a rock that is composed of iron compounds that are minerals. Gemstones are minerals...
How to make alternative electricity
By: T.S. Garp
Renewable Energy Being more energy efficient is the way of the future. Great thinkers of our time are constantly in search of ways to make new and cleaner innovative methods to producing energy sources like electricity cheaply. Personal Home Power Plant The Box. Bloom Energy...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Humans sit at the top of the food chain. Humans are overpopulated, voracious, wasteful, effective and globally transient in decimating species, habitats and links in the food chain at a rate that will eventually result in the death of hundreds of millions of humans. Human...
Solution for the energy crisis: Solar power
By: T.S. Garp
Free Energy The battle to give “we the people” the right to live with free energy has been going on for a long time. Earth Day began in 1970 with the desire to be more in tune with nature and live in a cleaner...
Ways to beat the heat in summer 2010
By: Jimmy Flatbush
One of our community’s weather forecasters recently unveiled his summer forecast for the region. His track record for predicting the weather in three month increments is uncannily accurate, especially over the past year when he predicted a cooler than normal summer 2009, and a...
Ways to beat the heat in summer 2010
By: Kristen M. Anderson
Summer is coming, and so are sky high temperatures. Without a battle plan, this summer’s high temps could lead to discomfort, dehydration, and even hospitalization. Developing a plan to stay cool before the high temps hit is the best way to beat the summer...
The health risks posed by Iceland's volcano
By: Lenna Gonya
The obvious health risk of any volcano is being in the immediate vicinity, but there are risks involved with the ash cloud that they emit.If the ash stays in the upper atmosphere, there will be no direct health dangers involved, however, the wind that...
Why Iceland's volcanoes are considered dangerous and carefully monitored
By: Wendy Smith
Question of the [11th?] Hour Re Katla Volcano Today was the 28th of April, 2010. At the time of the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano over 10 days ago, mention was made that the eruption of neighboring Katla volcano (and others) could be...
By: Joan Mccord
Cathy Pacific Airways, Air Malta, Virgin Atlantic, and airlines and shippers around the world were held at the mercy of an ash cloud from Mount Eyjafjallajokull at the edge of the Arctic Circle. Rare and fragile cargo, like orchids, roses, and carnations, that would usually...

 

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