Day: November 22, 2019

Big Data and Solar Energy Are a Match Made in Heaven

New forecasting technology may be the missing puzzle piece in solar’s widespread adoption. Image credit: artpartner-images | Getty Images Daniel Neiditch Guest Writer President of River 2 River Realty and Atelier Condo NYC November 22, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old activist environmentalist, said…

Trump administration may allow drilling in Alaskan conservation areas

Temperatures on the rise in Alaska Anchorage, Alaska — The Trump administration will consider a new management plan and expanded oil drilling for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, an Indiana-size area that former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar characterized as an “iconic place on our Earth.” The Bureau of Land Management announced Thursday it will take public comment…

How Climate Change Is Erasing the Past

When Omar El Akkad returned to the playground where he snuck his first kiss as a teenager in Doha, Qatar, he was dismayed to find the swings and slides replaced with skyscrapers and hotels. But the rapid urban transformation of one of the richest countries on Earth reminded him of another kind of obliteration, a…

Genetic Code of ‘Devil Worm,’ Discovered One Mile Underground, Offers Clues to Survive Warming Climate

H. Mephisto (the Devil Worm). (microscopic image, magnified 200x). Credit: Prof. John Bracht, American University When scientists discovered a worm deep in an aquifer nearly one mile underground, they hailed it as the discovery of the deepest-living animal ever found. Now American University researchers, reporting in Nature Communications, have sequenced the genome of the unique…

Parliament proceedings: Lok Sabha discusses plastic pollution

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar is responding to questions raised in the Lok Sabha regarding environmental pollution.The Rajya Sabha discussed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019, the  Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 and the Dam Safety Bill, 2019, yesterday.The Lok Sabha discussed the National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill, 2019.Here are…