Video of Asteroid 2005 YU55
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
This is a six-frame movie of the 2005 YU55 asteroid that passed by Earth closer than the distance of the moon on November 8, 2011. Eco Videos
Our blog has had a glitch since 2005
OCTOBER 23, 2012
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Chart of the Day: We're Driving Less and Less and. - Mother Jones
JANUARY 13, 2013
Vehicle miles traveled per person plateaued in 2005 and then started declining dramatically in 2008. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Study.
My guess is that the benefits of seawalls in North Carolina are.
MARCH 10, 2011
Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits? Someone ought to estimate the benefits.
"Tipping Point " for Oil was 2005
JANUARY 26, 2012
There was a ‘tipping point’ for oil in 2005. Before then, production of crude oil increased to meet rising demand.
Aircraft Carrier-Sized Asteroid Narrowly Misses Earth
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
Asteroid 2005 YU55 zipped past the Earth at about 29,000 miles per hour tonight (that’s 8 miles a second) at about 6:28 p.m. 2005 YU55 is a pretty cool looking asteroid, spherical in shape and blacker than charcoal – it is called a C-type asteroid as its likely made of carbon-based materials and some silicate rock.
"RGGI Delivers Yet Again"
APRIL 23, 2015
The latest RGGI report, which tracks the program’s impact through 2013, is full of good news: Together, the RGGI states have cut emissions by 40 percent since 2005, while their economies have grown a robust 8 percent. By 2020, emissions from the nine RGGI states are projected to be 50 percent below 2005 levels. Source: RGGI. The $1.4
Arizona Ski Resort Plans to Pump “Snow” Made of Treated Sewage Water on its Slopes
AUGUST 23, 2011
Forest Service in 2005 to begin using fake snow to create a more “consistent season of slope-goers. Via: Mother Jones ].
How long will it be before REPeC has Bass curves for each of their registered authors?
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
The citation trajectories of Nobel Prize winners in economics are analyzed here from 1930 to 2005. Several variant trajectories are described
The Case For and Against Ethanol
Green Home Blog
MARCH 13, 2013
The RFS mandates, put in place in 2005 and expanded in 2007 – both initiatives under former President George W. corn crop for fuel.
Python Goes Big on Last Meal, Devours 76-Pound Deer
NOVEMBER 3, 2011
In 2005, a python reportedly burst after trying to consume a 6-foot alligator. Which is exactly what the contractors did. Via: CNN ].
2014 was the hottest year in recorded history
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
Prior to 2014, the Earth''s warmest years were 2005 and 2010. It''s now official: 2014 was the warmest year in recorded history.
All the World’s Carbon Pricing Systems in One Animated Map
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
China aims to reduce its carbon intensity 40-45 percent below 2005 levels by 2020. Will a cap or tax on carbon work? Why, yes. Click to enlarge.
The West Coast Wonder: California’s Response to Global Warming
Green Home Blog
MARCH 1, 2013
California has always been at the forefront of progress and radical change. Global Warming Cap and Trade. It’s Been Done Before. Going Forward.
US unveils historic plan to cut carbon emissions with 30 percent by 2030
JUNE 2, 2014
The 2005 baseline is politically important as it makes the target much easier to hit. so far to curb the effects of climate change.
We Have Some Bad News for You About Pretty Much Everywhere
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Humans are causing sea levels to rise at the fastest rate in nearly 3,000 years, according to a series of scientific reports released Monday.
See how Asia’s Aral Sea shrinks before our very eyes in these time lapse photos
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Aral Sea 2001: In 2005 a drought started and then cut off the flow of the Amu Darya to the Aral Sea. We’ve killed it!
Abbey inflates the costs of red imported fire ants by 5. No wonder Mark totally ignores her rhetoric. SAD!
OCTOBER 17, 2016
The Daily Trail: Abbey Powell is throwing numbers around like a presidential candidate… $5 Billion? With a B ??
A Closer Look at Tantra, Conscious Sexuality & Living Orgasmically.
JULY 16, 2013
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Climate exodus facing the Middle East
MAY 3, 2016
The conflict in Syria happening now was predicted six years ago by water and climate scientists. Credit: Molly John, Flickr, Creative Commons.
Bob Barker Donates $100k To Support Animal Rights Laws
APRIL 5, 2011
Although the school started this program back in 2005, Barker donated the money to help support speakers and student grants.
The Most Birds
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
A recent comment thread on Facebook about absurdly high counts of some species in the eBird database got me curious. Who has seen the most Green Herons at one time? Painted Buntings ? Gyrfalcons ? What is the most of any one species that has ever been reported at one time? And how reliable is this data? After all, have you ever counted to a million?
Supreme Court’s Stay on Clean Power Plan Won’t Stop Energy Revolution
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
Mark Tercek is President and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @ MarkTercek. David Stubbs 2.
First rule of good policy: If you're p **g everyone off, you're probably onto something*
MARCH 5, 2015
Meanwhile, the liberal group One Ohio Now said the income-tax cuts are a poor strategy for economic growth, pointing to the state’s job-growth performance since tax cuts started in 2005. John Kasich’s tax package took body blows yesterday from the left and right of the economic philosophical spectrum. via www.dispatch.com. Ohio Gov.
Sustainable Hydropower: Are Small Dams Really Better for the Environment?
Nature Conservancy - Science
MARCH 17, 2014
2005) also illustrates the extreme naughtiness of tiny dams in the wrong place. 2005). It was removed in 2013. Economist E.F. References.
Steady state environmental policy
APRIL 28, 2011
Even if the United States takes no explicit action to regulate greenhouse gases, emissions of carbon dioxide and other climate-altering substances will grow slowly over the next two decades, not returning to 2005 levels until 2027, according to a new projection from the Energy Information Administration, the research branch of the Energy Department.
Twist & Spout – Product Review
Green (Living) Review
MARCH 21, 2014
Swiss designer Nicolas Le Moigne designed this ergonomic water pourer and won the 2005 Macef Design Award. How do you do it?
Saudi Peak Oil Could Affect World in 2012
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
Total production from OPEC has essentially been flat since 2005, mostly due to the decline in Saudi production. Image: MSFS in Arabia.
Censorship on Climate Change
Green Home Blog
OCTOBER 30, 2012
Censorship on Climate Change. Government’s Accountability Office, or GAO, had since lauded NASA for its transparency. Bush administration.
For Some Iranians Meatless Monday Isn’t a Choice
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
But for many, meat isn’t a choice. concept originally introduced by the U.S. However, for some Iranians, cutting back on meat is not a choice.
The Sagebrush Sea: The “Land In Between” Finally Gets the Spotlight
Nature Conservancy - Science
MAY 18, 2015
2005). This week PBS Nature airs The Sagebrush Sea, celebrating the often unappreciated sagebrush ecosystem and its inhabitants. 2014). 2013).
IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise
AUGUST 9, 2011
journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer. Are we there yet? SIE ).
JULY 10, 2016
09 east, but the image is from 2005 and there was ample water that year! On our recent camping trip away that saw us going as far south as Burra Rock Conservation Reserve we travelled the highway south from Wiluna to Leinster. Lake Violet is located at 26 39 11. 29 south and 120 15 56. 41 east for those of you who want to see a dry lake!
“What’s to Know About the Credibility of Empirical Economics”
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
uential papers in medical research (Ioannidis, 2005, 2011, 2013). In recent decades, progress has been made. Methods have also advanced.
Not to brag, but "13 out of 13"
JUNE 8, 2011
My guess is that the percentage of regular folk who would answer correctly in 2005 (when we started this blog) is about the same, with only a small increase since 2005 Phil Miller: Here' s a short - 13 questions - economic literacy quiz produced by the Minneapolis Fed. It's from 1998 but the questions are still relavant.
Israel Invests in Domestic Solar Power
MAY 25, 2012
Now Israel is starting to bolster its own energy infrastructure, utilizing that world renowned expertise at home. Haaretz. Image via David Shankbone.
Soaring Vertical Garden Greens Al-Sultan Ibrahim Restaurant in Lebanon
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
It has grown since has went through a re-branding transformation in 2005. This one was completed in February, 2012. :: Dezzzme.
I and the Bird #149
MAY 2, 2011
The poignant point I’m trying to make in such a circuitous fashion is that I and the Bird is ending its run as the blog carnival devoted to birding and wild birds. I and the Bird , you may know, has served as the biweekly showcase of the best bird web writing around the world published since July 2005. What will replace I and the Bird
Gaza Parkour: positive change is in the air
DECEMBER 2, 2014
In 2005, after Israeli forces withdrew from Gaza, two men created Palestine’s very first parkour crew in the southern city of Khan Younis.
Daring Moroccan university recycles urine as drinking water
MAY 7, 2014
“These tiny pores can filter out unwanted compounds in water, in particular nitrate.” This is huge.