Anton Prodanovic, Ph.D.

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'We're moving to higher ground': America's era of climate mass migration is here

After her house flooded for the third year in a row, Elizabeth Boineau was ready to flee. She packed her possessions into dozens of boxes, tried not to think of the mold and mildew-covered furniture and retreated to a second-floor condo that should be beyond the reach of pounding rains and swelling …

Sea Level

Home Solar Insiders

How Do Solar Programs Work?<p>Solar panels are much cheaper today than they were 10 years ago, which means millions of homeowners that could not …

Solar Panels

Capitalism can solve the climate change problem

The polls vary but the trend is disappointingly clear: Capitalism is falling out favor with certain segments of the population, particularly young …

Top Best electric cars 2018: Hyundai Kona, Tesla Model S and more

The electric car market has grown substantially over the past 12 months. New arrivals, such as the Tesla Model 3 saloon and Volkswagen e-Up!, now …

Tesla Model 3

Warped and distorted

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image contains a veritable mix of different galaxies, some of which belong to the same larger structure: At the …

Galaxies

General Electric steps into Europe’s offshore wind market

Boston-based GE wants to become a force in the offshore wind-power industry, which is dominated by European companies.

Wind Power

Oil Prices Would Drop if Trump Stopped Tweeting: Iranian OPEC Official

The Iranian representative to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) told a CNBC reporter on Sunday that oil prices would likely …

Oil

Frozen Ocean

In the era of climate change, ice is a hot topic. It makes headlines for calving, drifting, and melting in the polar regions at alarming rates. But …

Sea Ice

How to use seawater to grow food – in the desert

An ambitious project plans to use seawater and solar power for agriculture. But is it technically feasible?<p>Inside the greenhouse, tiny leaves of wild rocket, iceberg lettuce and pak choi poke through the dirt, each as small as a fingernail. Planters hold calla lilies and dragonfruit, sea samphire …

Red Sea

The war on coal is a winner for China

We’ve just entered the 21st month of Donald Trump’s presidency. While the president is ending his predecessor’s war on coal at home, American …

World Bank

A global warming summit that made no fracking sense

Earlier this month, business leaders, government officials, and environmental activists from around the world gathered in San Francisco for the …

Natural Gas

Officials design multi-billion water plant

Image 1 of / 7<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Local and state officials are designing and constructing a multi-billion expansion to the Northeast Water Purification …

Water

Eight great tricks for reading people’s body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn’t wanted to read …

Body Language

World oil demand, refining growth to peak in 2035 - Unipec

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - World oil demand will peak at 104.4 million barrels per day (bpd) in the mid-2030s, up from just below 100 million bpd currently, as new technologies gradually eat into oil use, China's Unipec said on Monday.<p>Improved energy efficiency and technological changes, including the …

Oil

Oil major Total makes major offshore UK gas discovery

PARIS (Reuters) - French oil and energy group Total (TOTF.PA) said on Monday it had made a major gas discovery on the Glendronach prospect, located off the coast of the Shetland islands in the North Sea.<p>FILE PHOTO: The logo of French oil giant Total is pictured on the facade of a building in Paris, …

North Sea

Oil prices surge as Saudis, Russia won't open spigots

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global Benchmark Brent crude jumped more than 3 percent on Monday to a four-year high above $80 a barrel after Saudi Arabia and Russia ruled out any immediate increase in production despite calls by U.S. President Donald Trump for action to raise global supply.<p>The Organization …

Oil

Supplements for Men Over 70 Years Old

Older adults are vulnerable to nutrient deficiency due to factors such as reduced intestinal nutrient absorption from food and lower calorie intake. …

Low Fat

The World's First Hydrogen-Powered Trains Are Now Running in Germany

This is huge.<p>Hydrogen fuel cells are a greener way to power vehicles. But they have also been cost-prohibitive. Now that's starting to change - last …

Energy

Chronicles Of A 50+ Entrepreneur: Mapping Our Business Plan

In the previous articles in this series I have written about the beginnings of my company ‘Next For Me.’<p><b>Next For Me publishes news and resources for 50+ audiences. We host events across the country to discuss work, our communities, and what’s next.</b><p><b>The Growing Scope</b><p>It’s been a while since I did some …

Entrepreneurship

The Science Behind Why Running Makes You Smarter

“Go for a run” is common advice given whenever you need to clear your head, manage out of control emotions, or just reset your day, and it turns out …

Running

The lonely middle ground between oil companies and environmentalists is our planet's best hope

Some environmental activists claim that the term "responsible shale energy extraction" is an oxymoron. They say, incorrectly, the acquisition of …

Oil & Gas Industry

Tesla Gigafactory 1 new drone flyover shows latest massive solar array progress

Tesla is currently building the world’s largest rooftop solar array at Gigafactory 1 in Nevada.<p>Today, we get a rare close look at the factory with a new drone flyover showing the latest progress at the plant.<p>Tesla has the ambition to eventually power the factory entirely from renewable energy and …

Tesla

Utilities have a problem: the public wants 100% renewable energy, and quick

The industry is groping for ways to talk the public down.<p>Renewable energy is hot. It has incredible momentum, not only in terms of deployment and costs but in terms of public opinion and cultural cachet. To put it simply: Everyone loves renewable energy. It’s cleaner, it’s high-tech, it’s new jobs, …

Nuclear Energy

<b>STOP...You! yes you! Stop OVERPAYING EL PASO ELECTRIC!</b><p><b>Government backed El Paso Solar Program allows you to save money and Go Solar for $0 down, $0</b> …

El Paso

Mount Etna ERUPTION: Watch LAVA explosions of the Italian Volcano

MOUNT Etna, the active volcano in Sicily, Italy, has been erupting since Monday petrifying a group of mountaineers climbing the 11 feet volcano.<p>The …

China's Nuclear-Powered Space Shuttle Will Change the Space Race Forever

The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) is the main contractor for China's space program. This week, the <i>GB Times</i>reports that …

China

How Puerto Rico Became the Newest Tax Haven for the Super Rich

A year after the tragedy of Hurricane Maria, the 51st state has become the favorite playground for extremely wealthy Americans looking to keep their money from the taxman. The only catch? They have to cut all ties to the mainland (wink, wink).<p><b>The party known as Cocktails and Compliance</b>—so called …

Puerto Rico

Porsche drops diesel to focus on electric vehicles

Porsche announced Sunday that it will no longer offer cars with diesel propulsion and instead focus more of its attention on hybrid and electric …

Electric Vehicles

California has more National Parks than any state. Here are hidden gems you must see at every one.

It's hard to write about the California wilderness without reverting to clichés or John Muir quotes. The undeveloped lands of the Golden State are sublime in their variety, shocking in their breadth and generally defy generic descriptions.<p>One must, truly, see the state's sprawling nature for …

National Parks

Health benefits of the Mediterranean diet