Edwin Reyes

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America isn’t using nearly as much renewable energy as Americans think

Of all the energy the US uses, how much comes from wind and solar power? Take a guess (without Googling!).<p>The average American, at least according to this new survey from communications and PR firm Makovsky, has it at 20 percent — 11 percent from solar, 9 percent from wind.<p>That is … quite wrong. In …

Species may be listed as threatened based on climate change projections, court says

Federal authorities may list a species as "threatened" based on climate models that show habitat loss in the coming decades, an appeals court decided Monday.<p>The state of Alaska, oil company groups and Alaskan natives had challenged a decision by the federal government to list a sea ice seal …

Climate Change

This Brilliant Teen Figured Out How to Make Clean Energy Using a Device That Costs $5

Amazing!<p>Maanasa Mendu thinks she’s cracked the code on how to make wind and solar energy affordable.<p>On Tuesday, Mendu - a 13-year-old from Ohio - won …

We just entered an alarming 'new era' of global warming

The Earth permanently passed a global warming threshold last year that alarms climate scientists and has profound consequences for everyone alive …

A 1912 news article ominously forecasted the catastrophic effects of fossil fuels on climate change

A short news clip from a New Zealand paper published in 1912 has gone viral as an example of an early news story to make the connection between burning fossil fuels and climate change.<p>It wasn’t, however, the first article to suggest that our love for coal was wreaking destruction on our environment …

Climate Change

Look What Happens When the iPhone 7's Home Button Breaks

If your iPhone 7 home button breaks, Apple has a neat way of keeping the phone operational: an on-screen version.<p>MacRumors forum member iwayne had …

Global warming experiment turns up the heat in Puerto Rican forest

Mid-morning in the Luquillo experimental forest in north-west Puerto Rico, and the thermometer already reads 26C. Tana Wood, an ecologist employed by the US Forest Service, pulls on a pair of heavy gloves for insulating against electrical shock.<p>Over two years, her team here has laid out hexagonal …

Climate Change

Show this cartoon to anyone who doubts we need huge action on climate change - Vox

This is Earth. It's a crisp fall day. So why would you believe Earth is in a dire situation?<p>Let's look a little deeper. The brownarea below representsall the fossil fuels — oil, coal, and natural gas — that humans have identified as recoverable with current technology. The black spot is what we’re …