Day: December 17, 2008

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NASA Data Shows Rapid and Accelerating Ice Loss, 2008 10th

Nasa satellite data was presented today in San Francisco at the American Geophysical Union conference showing that up to two trillion tons of land ice has melted away since 2003. Primarily impacted are Alaska, Antarctica, the Arctic, and Greenland, which lost almost half of the total ice melt measured by NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate […]Read More

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Out With the Coal & Oil, In With the Geothermal

Growing acknowledgment of the unaccounted for cost of fossil fuels in terms of carbon dioxide emissions, ecological degradation, economic development and foreign policy have sparked interest in a wide range of alternative fuel and power resources. One of the most promising and perhaps underestimated has been geothermal power. That's changing. The UN Environment Program and General Environment Facility released the results of a geothermal test program in Kenya that bodes well for geothermal power's future not only in the East Africa Rift Valley but around the world.Read More