It's interesting that one of the reasons we are so dependent upon fossil fuels is that we structure our cities and towns so that in many places you HAVE to drive to get anything and yet I have seen NO references at all in supposed environment "solutions" to re-formulating our infrastructure so that driving is at least less necessary. That's because, as happens to ALL movements, the environmental movement is co-opted by anti-corporate interests.
I think it's hilarious that the underlying thesis of environmentalists is that is our right to drive and that it's car companies and oil companies who are responsible for environmental damages. Guess what? They don't drive your car!
Once upon a time we decided to go to the moon and we did it. Now we need to use technology to help us repair the ozone layer. This is a project that can unite the entire planet.
With his massive personal carbon footprint, Al Gore is the Head Hypo!
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face."
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
The climate change we're witnessing is more dramatic than we might think.
A lazy buzz phrase – 'Is this the new normal?' – has been doing the rounds as extreme climate events have been piling up over the past year. To which the riposte should be: it's worse than that – we're on the road to even more frequent, more extreme events than we saw this year.
Once again, our circadian rhythm points the way.
- Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.
- While at rest, they burned 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m.
- Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat.
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