Steven Paul Gunther

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Scientists are working on new technology that could beam unlimited energy to Earth from space

Luckily for the Earth, the world's supply of fossil fuels is limited. And for the past several decades, researchers have been looking for renewable energy resources to provide power to everyone without poisoning the Earth with atmospheric carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels like oil and …

Clean Energy

El Niño reaches 'strong' intensity, will dramatically reshape world's weather

The periodic climate cycle in the Pacific Ocean known as El Niño has reached "strong" levels, according to scientists at the Climate Prediction …

Middle-class

White House Won’t Deny State Department Gave Special Treatment to Clinton Foundation Donors

White House press secretary Josh Earnest did not categorically deny that Clinton Foundation donors received special treatment while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state during President Barack Obama’s first term.<p>The new book, “Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and …

Government

The Revolutionary War Veterans Who Lived Long Enough to Have Their Pictures Taken

The Revolutionary War ended in 1783 and photography was invented in the 1820s and 1830s, so most of the veterans of the war didn’t live long enough …

Veterans

Iran Is America’s New Iraq

With his nuclear deal, Obama is making as big a mistake in the Mideast as George W. Bush did.<p>Ten days after the Iraq War began, I happened to be in Washington on a work visit. I had the chance to observe up close the imperial capital that had just embarked on the most perilous adventure of the new …

Middle East

The immigration strike team

Democrats are already plotting ways to boost Hispanic voter turnout in 2016.<p>After a midterm election in which declining Hispanic turnout cost Democrats dearly in close races, causing some leaders to question whether President Barack Obama made a mistake in delaying his immigration order, the party …

Immigration is not a financial benefit to German Society, says economist | News | DW | 29.12.2014

In a guest contribution to the Monday edition of the German Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper, the president of the Munich-based research institute …

Is Solar The Next Shale?

Will solar power transform electricity markets as significantly as shale transformed oil and gas?<p>That is the question posed in a new study by Wood MacKenzie, an international energy research and consulting company.<p>“Just as shale extraction reconfigured oil and gas, no other technology is closer to …

Fossil Fuels

Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale

A shirtless Mick Jagger, relaxing poolside in Savannah, Ga., in 1965, intently studies the back cover of Bob Dylan's then-new "Bringing It All Back Home" album, still in the shrink wrap.<p>John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gaze with delight as George Harrison tosses a yellow balloon into the …

Why The World Isn't Ready For Renewable Energy - And How We Can Be

At 3:59 am on 8 November 2009, Spain’s renewable energy control center registered a milestone: For a gusty moment, more than half of Spain was powered by wind.<p>The brief spike was cause for celebration. Powering the world using nothing but renewable energy is often seen as a naïve dream, despite the …

Renewable Energy

Best of Montana Year-Round: Nature and Wildlife

Discover Montana's most beautiful landscapes, wild animals, outdoor recreation and more through the seasons.<p><b>Glacier National Park</b><p>Celebrated conservationist John Muir called Glacier National Park’s dramatic landscape “the best care-killing scenery on the continent.” More than a million acres of …

National Parks

A wild camper’s guide to the world

Waking up surrounded by natural beauty and experiencing the solitude of the countryside is what lures many a traveller to wild camping.<p>As romantic as it sounds, there are still rules to consider – rules that not only make the experience safe and rewarding, but also preserve such special places for …

Camping

Could China Become The OPEC Of Solar Manufacturing?

Not so long ago, solar power was championed as the solution to America’s energy problems because it promised to destroy energy cartels.<p>More than four decades after enduring the slings and arrows of the Arab oil crisis, most Americans still consider energy independence (or at least reduced …

U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Obama broadband moves stoke tension with GOP

His efforts anger Republicans who see it as an attempt to over-regulate industry.<p>President Barack Obama is delving more deeply into broadband issues as he tries to put his stamp on the nation’s Internet policy — setting up more conflict with congressional Republicans and telecom giants that …

Net Neutrality

Design Lab Workshop merges 3D printing with solar energy for glowing architecture

Jan 13, 2015 | By Simon<p>As more architects look into ways of using additive manufacturing as a way of constructing their buildings, we’ve been seeing …

Senate advances Keystone bill despite Obama veto threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared an initial Senate hurdle Monday, a victory for newly empowered Republicans angling for a quick veto showdown with President Barack Obama.<p>The bipartisan 63-32 vote was three more than the 60 required, and …

Mitch McConnell

Keystone debate exposes sobering truths about Canadian energy trade

U.S. President Barack Obama hasn't delivered his final verdict on the Keystone XL pipeline.<p>But the furious political debate over the $8-billion (U.S.) pipeline has laid bare some sobering truths about Canadian energy trade.<p><b>1. Barack Obama does not want this pipeline built.</b><p>It's not a question of …

Natural Gas

Gorgeous Norwegian Eco-Friendly House Produces More Than 3 Times The Energy It Needs

It was designed to be 100% zero emission, and incorporates a ridiculous number of clever tricks and gadgets to truly make it a friend to the environment, according to The Daily Mail.<p>Norway's Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings and renowned international architecture firm Snøhetta teamed up …

Swimming Pools