global warming

  • What Zuckerberg And Gates Teaming Up Really Means For Clean Energy In 2016 Crunch Network

    What Zuckerberg And Gates Teaming Up Really Means For Clean Energy In 2016

    The Breakthrough Energy Coalition is continuing to address the need for clean energy by bringing together both the private and public sectors, which have a bigger impact than the measures already taken by Gates and Zuckerberg. Read More

  • Will The Paris Climate Change Deal Prove To Be The Catalyst For Cleantech? Crunch Network

    Will The Paris Climate Change Deal Prove To Be The Catalyst For Cleantech?

    Back in January 2014, the CBC aired “The Cleantech Crash,” which highlighted the difficulty of operating in cleantech in the past few years. The documentary revealed how much the mood had changed since John Doerr’s now-famous March 8, 2007, TED talk on climate change and renewable energy. Following the talk, and caught up in the hype, Washington and Silicon Valley poured… Read More

  • Distributed Computing Project: Climate Change Is Responsible For All The Flooding

    Whether or not you believe the hype from global warming, there’s new research out this week that’s pretty convincing. A couple papers released this week in Nature show that extreme weather is becoming more common. The research was completely impossible a few years ago for lack of computing power, but now with modern distributed computing technology the researchers were able to get… Read More

  • Countries And Companies Talk Climate Change At COP 16 In Cancun

    The United Nations Climate Change Conference kicked off yesterday in Cancun, Mexico. Delegates from 192 nations are attending through December 10, hoping to determine a collective, international approach to slowing and preparing countries for an increase in global temperatures. Conference goals— laid out at an opening address by Christiana Figueres, the executive secretary of the U.N. Read More

  • How to use bright clouds to reduce global warming

    <img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/happy_clouds.jpg&quot; Weather control has long been a favorite topic of movies and television shows, usually where some evil scientist hopes to control the weather for his own financial gain. See Sean Connery’s character in The Avengers for an example. Or StarGate SG1, or even old episodes of the G.I. Joe cartoon. Read More

  • Science brings us slower global warming, less driver guilt

    Scienticians have developed a way to scrub CO2 out of the air we breathe, meaning global warming from carbon emissions — like that produced from flying or driving — might be neutralized. It’s not a stand-alone solution to global warming, but if the technology goes into development we might well slow it down to a manageable pace. That doesn’t mean I’m going to go… Read More