Some suggestions on how to spend $800 billion
Dear President Obama, I am extremely heartened that you are planning to address our miserable economic situation with a massive investment in infrastructure. This is not simply a logical and efficient way of translating dollars into jobs (although it’s always important to ask for whom), it is an investment in the long-term future of the country. Although I am writing this in December and don’t know precisely what the shape of your program will be, I appreciate that it will be of a magnitude…
There is no alternative to water... there is however an alternative to Hillary Clinton, the candidate backed by fossil fuels and favors fracking...Vote Bernie Sanders, he won't destroy the planet for a "donation"
Turquoise Swirls in the Black Sea
On May 29, 2017, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured the data for this image of an ongoing phytoplankton bloom in the Black Sea. The image is a mosaic, composed from multiple satellite passes over the region.
Global water shortages to deliver 'severe hit' to economies, World Bank warns
The Middle East, north Africa, central Asia and south Asia due to suffer biggest economic hit from water scarcity as climate change takes hold, report finds
Tropical Storm Irma and Hurricane Jose: See the Latest Videos from Space
NOAA satellites have been capturing imagery of the storms since they were developing in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. International Space Station cameras were also used to record Hurricane Irma.
Arctic sea ice crashes to record low for June
From mid-June onwards, ice cover disappeared at an average rate of 29,000 miles a day, about 70% faster than the typical rate of ice loss, experts say
Climate Change is Costly; Serious Climate Policy is a Bargain
As the climate changes, global economic output will fall, but most of those economic damages can be avoided with smart policy.
Warming climate puts Europe at risk for seasonal outbreaks of dengue fever
Increasing temperatures will enlarge Europe's seasonal window for the potential spread of mosquito-borne viral disease, expanding the geographic areas at risk for a dengue epidemic to include much of Europe, say researchers.