Sophie Vickress

25 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Likes | 4 Following | 7 Followers | @SophieVickress | 1997. Studying biology, environmental and hobbying in photography.

400 ppm of CO2 was just another line in the sand, and we're not stopping there - ExtremeTech

400 ppm of CO2 was just another line in the sand, and we’re not stopping there<p>By on September 29, 2016 at 2:39 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Climate Change

Drug-resistant bacteria tricked into dropping their shields become vulnerable once again - ExtremeTech

By on September 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Bait-and-switch might just be …

Climate Change This Week: Faith Leaders Spread Solar, Wheat Crops Threatened, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.<p><b>Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity,</b> as in this giant Ecuadorian rainforest grasshopper, is another reason to preserve carbon storing forests. <i>Source www.biodiversityphotography.org</i><p><i>Forests: the cheapest way to store</b> …

Global carbon emissions just crossed a scary threshhold — permanently | VICE News

Scientists from NOAA's Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii announced Wednesday that this is the first September on record when carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has exceeded 400 parts per million, a critical metric for climate trackers.<p>Because plants across the Northern Hemisphere grow and absorb CO2 …

3tags.org

Earth has now seen an unprecedented 12 straight months of record-shattering warmth

Each of the past 12 months has set a record for being the warmest such month in 137 years of record-keeping, according to the National Oceanic and …

Global Warming

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

There's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere are reserving campsites and plotting adventurous itineraries to these …

Climate change doubters really aren’t going to like this study

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Researchers have designed an inventive test suggesting that the arguments commonly used by climate change contrarians don’t add up, not only according to climate scientists (we know what they think already) but also in the view of unbiased experts from other fields.<p>The …

Climate Change

The 'age of the human' may not become the age of destruction

Homo sapiens has become so dominant a force shaping the properties of the biosphere that scientists now refer to the past two centuries as the Anthropocene Epoch – the age of the human. This role comes with a huge responsibility; one that, it seems, we have lived up to in the climate deal recently …

Hunter Gatherers

Huge German fusion reactor powers up, giving age-old tech a new shot - ExtremeTech

By on December 14, 2015 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Boy, do we hope stellarators — …

Paris Agreement on climate change: the good, the bad, and the ugly

At 7:27 pm local time Saturday, December 12th, 2015, a new Paris Agreement on global climate change was born after four years of taxing labor. Its …

Where to Go in 2016

We tapped into our global network of tastemakers and writers (cueing a <i>slew</i> of heated discussions) to narrow down our EPIC 2016 travel wish list. From …

The Trip That Changed My Life - CNN

15 Alternative Things To Do in Berlin

The post 15 Alternative Things To Do in Berlin appeared first on Angloitalian - Slow Vegan Travel Blog. <br>Many people say that <b>Berlin</b> is the home of …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Leonardo DiCaprio shocked the fossil fuel industry with a simple but powerful move.

Leonardo DiCaprio is essentially a dreamy, human version of Captain Planet.<p>Dude loves the environment, and he does more than just talk.<p><b>He joined in</b> …

Meet the families bearing the consequences of environmental change

Manila, Philippines, Dec 13, 2015 / 03:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For Mary Ann Remocaldo, taking out the trash is not just a simple household chore. …

Scientists have created transparent solar panels that could replace windows

Solar cells integrated into new construction, particularly skyscrapers, are an enticing energy option. However, this effort can be hampered by the …

British winter could feel longer and colder because of El Nino

This year's El Nino will be one of the strongest in 50 years and is likely to bring a cold snap at the end of winter<p>Winter could feel longer and colder than normal this year because of the El Nino weather event, the Met Office has warned.<p>Yesterday the World Meteorological Organisation said the …

Weather

World's Largest Fusion Reactor is About to Switch On

If “The Stellarator” sounds like an energy source of comic book legend to you, you’re not that far off. It’s the largest nuclear fusion reactor in …

Physics

Give Me One Reason (Manic Focus Remix) - Tracy Chapman