Why 12 Bottles of Bordeaux Were on the International Space Station

A 14 month International Space Station wine test with 12 bottles of Bordeaux will teach us about about global warming.

What We Should Know About 58.3 degrees

We could call 58.3°F the Goldilocks temperature. It’s not too hot, not too cold, but just right. An IMF paper explained why we need to know this. Electricity Use The study In a recent working paper, an IMF economist hypothesizes…

How Kenya’s Avocados Could Harm Its Elephants

In Kenya, 2,000 elephants might no longer be able to use a wildlife corridor that lets them travel among three national parks. The reason is the avocado. Kenya’s Avocado Exports On approximately 175 acres, near Kenya’s Amboseli National Park, KiliAco…

How Zero-Emissions Will Change Jobs

Many of us ponder climate change in terms of temperature: Instead today, let’s look at job markets. Zero Emissions Job Markets According to a new report, a zero-emissions economy will change job markets in Latin America and the Caribbean. However,…

What Europe’s Green Deal Will Disrupt

Europe’s green deal was first announced during December, 2019. Targeting carbon emissions and consumption patterns, the plan is local and global. But it will especially disrupt the world’s oil markets. Below you can see that the EU’s dependence on oil…

How To Diminish Our EV Range Anxiety

At 114 per 100,000 people, Vermont had the highest per capita concentration of EV chargers (plugs, not necessarily charging stations) in the U.S. Below, Washington D.C. at 81 and California, 72, are a distant second and third:   However, a…

How to Rescue a Rhinoceros and a Coral Reef

New financial products might be able to boost sustainability projects for the black rhino and a Mexican coral reef.

What a Disaster Can Cost Us

Looking at the past, we can plan for the future by being able to quantify disaster costs that range from hurricanes to drought.

Where Gasoline Is Most and Least Affordable

When we look at where the world’s gasoline prices are high and low, we could be surprised with their affordability.

The Unexpected Cost of a Pistachio Nut

A small city in California is dealing with a big dilemma. Ridgecrest is the home of thriving pistachio farmers. The city also depends on a nearby U.S. Navy base for most of its tax revenue. They both need a lot…