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…

Where Melting Snow and Ice Create New Shipping Lanes

Thinking about melting snow and ice, we can ask how soon there will be Arctic shipping lanes that provide new trade routes.

When a Carbon Tax Proposal Is Like Goldilocks

In his new book, climate activist Bjorn Lomborg presents a controversial carbon tax proposal that could remind us of Goldilocks.

The Fights That Migrating Fish Fuel

When global warming causes fish migration, the impact involves much more than species survival, nutrition, and ocean temperatures.

Charging the Wrong Cars

While electric vehicle subsidies create the incentives to buy more environmentally friendly vehicles, they might be targeting the wrong people.

Where Meat Is Never a Free Lunch

Cow burps were supposed to be the problem. As a substantial source of methane, cattle (and other ruminants) naturally boosted the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). From there, the story suggests Meatless Mondays. By eating less meat, we can save…

Why Kraft’s Mac & Cheese Has a Global Warming Problem

Ranking the global warming readiness of the largest consumer product companies, a climate change research group tells us where to be concerned.

A Brief Primer for the Paris Climate Talks

Looking at the different levels of development and the alliances among those at the Paris climate talks, we see the challenge of reaching an agreement.

Could You Like a Carbon Tax?

Our Wednesday environment focus Here is my “To Do” list for reducing carbon emissions: Buy a Prius. Install solar panels. Take the train to NYC. Lower my thermostat to 60 degrees during the winter. Raise my AC thermostat to 78 during…