At town hall, Georgia Power customers ask for faster response to climate change via The Current

Georgia Power customers demand clean energy better rates at PSC town hall. At town hall, Georgia Power customers ask for faster response to climate change — The Current State regulators will hold hearings soon on Georgia Power’s energy plans for the next two decades. Those plans will dictate how quickly Georgia’s largest utility moves away fromContinue reading “At town hall, Georgia Power customers ask for faster response to climate change via The Current”

Lake Mendocino invasive mussel species inspections now seven days a week — The Ukiah Daily Journal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Mendocino announced it will now be conducting inspections seven days a week for invasive mussel species, with help from the Sonoma County Water Agency, an increase from the current weekend inspections. The inspections will start every day on Sunday, March 1, and the inspectors will be looking […]Continue reading “Lake Mendocino invasive mussel species inspections now seven days a week — The Ukiah Daily Journal”

Lots Of Snow Still Present Across Colorado’s High Country — CBS Denver

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – As we head into mid-July in Colorado, snow on the ground is still alive and kicking for some of the state’s higher terrain. A few high mountain spots in northern Colorado haven’t seen snow on the ground last this long into the summer in eight years — since 2011! With… viaContinue reading “Lots Of Snow Still Present Across Colorado’s High Country — CBS Denver”

WATCH: Oak Park Home Engulfed In Flames Collapses As CBS2’s Tom Wait Reports Live — CBS Los Angeles

List of Closures and Evacuations | Real-Time Updates OAK PARK, Calif. (CBSLA) — The devastating Woolsey Fire continues to spread across the Southland, causing the evacuation of over 75,000 homes already in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. CBS 2’s Tom Wait witnessed the fire’s destructive power firsthand while reporting from Oak Park. (CBS2) In the video…Continue reading “WATCH: Oak Park Home Engulfed In Flames Collapses As CBS2’s Tom Wait Reports Live — CBS Los Angeles”

The Future of Water

Where will water come from? Earlier this month the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released their landmark report on Global Warming of 1.5°C which warned the world has just 12 years to limit global warming in order to avoid extreme heat, drought, floods and poverty. So now feels like as good a time as ever toContinue reading “The Future of Water”

Contaminated Property Investors

Brownfield Redevelopment Property Investments Winefield & Associates, Inc. (W&A) finds contaminated brownfield properties to acquire and redevelop on the West Coast with an emphasis on Southern California commercial and industrial locations. Most of the properties we source are in premium infill areas and have clean values ranging from $2 million to $20 million. After W&A conducts thoroughContinue reading “Contaminated Property Investors”

Forest fires force hundreds to evacuate in Appalachia

Dozens of wildfires ravaging forests in Appalachia are prompting mass evacuations — including an entire town in western North Carolina, a state official said. The Party Rock Fire, which has consumed about 2,000 acres, was headed toward Lake Lure, a community of about 1,200 people, beside a lake by the same name in Chimney Rock… viaContinue reading “Forest fires force hundreds to evacuate in Appalachia”

Should you Drop out of School?

Everything You Won’t Learn in College About How to Be Successful” by Michael Ellsberg =================================== “The Education of Millionaires: Everything You Won’t Learn in College About How to Be Successful” by Michael Ellsberg =================================== Julien Blanc’s Social Media: F A C E B O O K: http://www.Facebook.com/JulienBlancOf… T W I T T E R: http://www.Twitter.com/JulienHimselfContinue reading “Should you Drop out of School?”

Apollo 16: “We Like Big Rocks”

April 1972: The fifth pair of astronauts to visit the moon were the most enthusiastic geologists, bringing home the largest sample ever collected from the moon. Apollo 16 launched on April 16, 1972 as the tenth crewed Apollo mission, and the fifth to land on the moon. Astronauts John W. Young and Charles M. DukeContinue reading “Apollo 16: “We Like Big Rocks””

A Portrait of the Plains: Documenting A Changing Landscape

Originally posted on Emilio Cogliani:
Fourchette Creek by Robin Walter Morning light spills through grass thick with dew, small whorls of dust rise from hooves stamping their lives into this ground. Listen, I rise to the clatter of birds: small, fierce, and brown. This blog is part of an ongoing series following the Rediscover the…

Snow Facts

It’s not really the most wonderful time of the year unless there is snow involved. Fact.  Not only can snow be the greatest part of the British weather experience, but it also guarantees more happiness than a decent summer season. Ah snow. Word on the street (the street being the Met Office) is that weContinue reading “Snow Facts”

High Rates of Lead Poisoning / Asthma can be Life-Threatening in many Communities Worldwide

High Rates of Lead Poisoning / Asthma a deadly consequence of residing near industrialized neighborhoods.  Pollution resulting from our Built Environment have resulted in  extensive health disparities worldwide: About 25% of the USA’a housing —some 24 million homes— contains significant lead-based paint hazards, i.e. deteriorating lead paint or lead contaminated dust. (HUD, 2009). The majorityContinue reading “High Rates of Lead Poisoning / Asthma can be Life-Threatening in many Communities Worldwide”

Coral damage from BP’s Gulf of Mexico spill ‘extensive’

Originally posted on Chibuisi Ikwuagwu's Blog:
A new study reveals that damage to coral resulting from the massive 2010 BP oil spill in the US Gulf of Mexico is worse than previously thought, according to reports. The study, which will be published in the oceanography journal Deep-Sea Research, found sick and dying corals in…

Claim: Fungus Can Help Plants Tolerate Heat

Watts Up With That? This is a photograph of Morning Glory Pool from Aug. 23, 2012.CreditJoseph Shaw, Montana State University Guest essay by Eric Worrall Scientists studying mechanisms by which plants growing in hot geothermal soils like Yellowstone National Park tolerate extreme heat, claim they have discovered symbiotic fungi which impart significant heat tolerance toContinue reading “Claim: Fungus Can Help Plants Tolerate Heat”