Anthony Culotta

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5 Green Myths You Probably Believe, Totally Busted

The current debate over the environment often reaches a fever pitch, which often can cloud the reality of what’s really going on. In partnership with NRG, we scrutinized five persistent myths concerning the environment, looking for truth behind the rumors.<p>Myth 1: For a lot of environmental …

Global Warming Will Destroy The Earth In The End

We like to think of our planet as perfect for life, having met all the conditions we know of for life to exist, flourish and thrive for billions of years. After all, here on Earth, with our not-too-thick and not-too-thin atmosphere, we’ve got liquid water on our surface, made possible by the …

The Ten Biggest Power Plants In America -- Not What You Think

Lately, there have been some cool articles on the largest power plants in the world (Forbes – Pentland), and China always tops the chart with its Three Gorges Dam Hydroelectric Plant. Of course, the U.S. has some pretty big ones that make it into the top tier.<p>But everyone uses the wrong measure to …

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

Before you stamp yourself "in shape," make sure you can pass these fitness tests<p>We have a lot of time on our hands, so the other day we looked up "fit" in the dictionary. We read about fit (as in flipping out) and fit (as in what your hat should do) before finally landing on definition number …

New Research Demonstrates Link Between Greenhouse Gas Pollution and Global Warming

New Research on the Effects of CO2 Pollution<p>A paper just published in Nature reports on the direct measurement of the effects of human greenhouse gas …

Deluded and dysfunctional, the Republicans have lost the plot | Gary Younge

They may have won Congress, but an instinct for obstinacy means the party is now fighting itself<p>Recently, in an effort to embarrass Republicans pandering to their scientifically challenged base, Senate Democrats proposed a series of votes on climate change. While most Americans and the overwhelming …

Netflix May Be Making A Live-Action 'Legend of Zelda' Show With Nintendo

When Nintendo said last year that they were going to be a little more loose with their character IPs in regards to branding opportunities, I thought we’d seen that manifest itself mainly with Mario Kart Mercedes DLC and the like. But this? This is a whole different level.<p>According to The Wall …

Newcastle Brown Ale recipe to change to keep America happy

Heineken, the company that brews the world famous beer, said that it was removing the caramel colouring which gives the beer its distinctive 'brown' tint<p>The recipe for Newcastle Brown Ale is changing to keep customers in the US happy, after drinkers across the Atlantic worried it contained a …

Fast running is as deadly as sitting on couch, scientists find

Running a few times a week at a moderate pace is the best way to improve health, say scientists, as they warn against overdoing it<p>Too much exercise really can kill you, scientists have discovered, after finding runners who speed along at 7mph or more are doing themselves more harm than good.<p>A study …

The Pentagon wants $678 million to refuel a single aircraft carrier

The budget includes a request for $678 million for the refueling of the USS George Washington aircraft carrier, according to Politico. This particular funding request was not in the Pentagon's proposed budget for the previous fiscal year but was included after being added in by Congress.<p>The …

Military

Nuclear Power Needs to Double to Meet Warming Goal

By Bobby Magill<p><i>Published:</i> January 29th, 2015<p>Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan chilled global attitudes toward nuclear power, …

When you wish upon a star: nuclear fusion and the promise of a brighter future

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What’s So Scary About A Nuclear-Armed Drone?

In one word: Everything<p>It's a plane designed for the war no one wants to fight. The Long Range Strike Bomber is the Air Force’s secretive and long-running project to develop the next generation of nuclear-armed bombers, designed to unload hell in hostile skies. And there's a chance that it'll be …

Military

Obama's Carbon Order Increases Nuclear Energy's Odds

Mandating the reduction of carbon emissions could result in the increasing use of nuclear energy. Is that good?<p>If the nation’s current and former leaders of the Environmental Protection Agency are asked, the answer is an unmistakable ‘yes.” In fact, once nuclear plants become operational, they are …

A Quick Guide To Sounding Smart When You Talk About Energy

In 2014, we're constantly hearing words like clean energy, solar power, fossil fuels, carbon emissions, the price of oil and fracking. And, if you're …

April 2014

Natural Gas Inventories are Headed Toward Zero

This winter has been one of the coldest on record. It’s been the coldest winter in at least 30 years, and I saw a report today that there is a chance …

How can we stop premature nuclear plant closures?

By Rod Adams<p>During an earnings call on February 6, 2014, Exelon Corporation indicated that it may decide to shut down two or more of its nuclear …

Catchr Catches People Using Your iPhone While You’re Not Around

Ever wondered if somebody you thought you could trust is going through your phone when it’s out of sight?<p>That’s the (all too pertinent) premise behind Catchr, a new app designed to give users peace of mind while they are away from their iPhone. While the app won’t protect against “leaky apps” or …

How Can A Nation Awash In Natural Gas Have Shortages? And What To Do About It.

The United States is supposed to be awash in natural gas. At 80 billion cubic feet per day we’ve never produced more of the stuff than we do right now. Natural gas is supposed to be our energy savior, allowing this power-hungry but environmentally conflicted country to mothball coal-fired power …

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All-Of-The-Above (But No Coal or Nukes): Decoding Obama's SOTU Energy Comments

In his State of the Union speech, President Obama straight up touted his “all-of-the-above energy strategy” as being responsible for getting America “closer to energy independence than we’ve been in decades.” He said that “taken together, our energy policy is creating jobs and leading to a cleaner, …

North Dakota Flares $100m of Natural Gas a Month

It is well known that advances in technology have enabled the US to experience a huge boom in oil production over the past several years. Since 2007, …

Oil & Gas Industry

Inside the Complicated Relationship Between Natural Gas and Climate Change

Conventional wisdom tells us natural gas is helping us combat global warming. Like most bits of conventional wisdom, it’s not that simple.<p>First the …

Natural Gas

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I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …