ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster Posted: 04 Apr 2014 11:03 AM PDT Increasing uncertainty in the climate system compels a greater urgency for climate change mitigation, according to new research. Scientists have shown that as uncertainty in the temperature increase expected with a …

Pandora’s Atomic Box Score, by HarveyW (at Ecowatch.com )

The first prophetic sign to follow CNN’s irrelevant Pandora’s Promise is this: the Dallas-based Luminant Power Company has cancelled two mammoth reactors. Pandora’s box score for atomic America 2013 is five announced early reactor closures, nine project cancellations and six ditched uprates. Today, 100 U.S. reactors operate where 1,000 were once promised. …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Nitrogen has key role in estimating carbon dioxide emissions from land use change

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Nitrogen has key role in estimating carbon dioxide emissions from land use change Something’s fishy in the tree of life: Largests and most comprehensive studies of fish phylogeny After major earthquake: A global murmur, then unusual silence Research harnesses solar-powered proteins to filter harmful antibiotics from …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Remote coral reefs can be tougher than they look: Western Australia’s Scott Reef has recovered from mass bleaching

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Remote coral reefs can be tougher than they look: Western Australia’s Scott Reef has recovered from mass bleaching The Snakelocks Anemone, a marine species prized in cooking, has been bred for the first time in captivity Power struggles are best kept out of the public eye: …

ARCTIC OPPORTUNITIES

ARCTIC OPPORTUNITIES The Arctic has been warming twice as fast as the global average, and a new low was set for Arctic sea ice last year. Although the environmental concerns in the region are mounting, economic opportunities have also ramped up. Dennis D. Draeger, Researcher, Aiglatson Foresight Research  COMMENT     …

Arianna Huffington on Empathy–Arianna Huffington wrote a book exploring what drives us to include the world around us in our individual caring

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! A few years ago, Arianna Huffington wrote a book exploring what drives us to include the world around us in our individual caring. Not surprisingly then, she went to the Skoll World Forum last month to speak on a panel …