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France and the UK will run out of fossil fuels within the next five years

The UK will run out of its own gas, coal, and oil within the next five years, according to a report released by the Global Sustainability Institute at Anglia Ruskin University. And France, which continues to rely heavily on nuclear energy, could run out of its remaining fossils fuels within the …

Climate model predicts where crops could grow

A new land-use model could help conservationists predict which protected areas could, due to climate change, be profitable for agriculture.<p>Humans …

Ruminating Climate Change & the Criminal Cow

Last week, the United States Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works held a hearing entitled, “Review of the President’s Climate Action Plan.” As expected, the climate change debate took center stage and arguments from both sides were proffered with the political passion mixed in with some …

Cows

Snowpocalypse or Not, 2013 Was One of the Warmest Years on Record

As I write this, I can see snow falling heavier and heavier outside my office window in midtown Manhattan. Up to 14 inches (36 cm) are projected to …

Spectacular Bioluminescent Beaches Look Like Starry Skies

Taiwanese photographer Will Ho (aka hala065) captures stunning images of bioluminescence at the Dusit Thani Maldives in Mudhdhoo that transforms the beaches into a magical, glowing coastline. The blue speckled sands provide a beautifully surreal accent to the landscape at night as the waves crash …

CO2 emissions are being 'outsourced' by rich countries to rising economies

The world's richest countries are increasingly outsourcing their carbon pollution to China and other rising economies, according to a draft UN report.<p>Outsourcing of emissions comes in the form of electronic devices such as smartphones, cheap clothes and other goods manufactured in China and other …

Newly discovered greenhouse gas '7,000 times more powerful than CO2'

A new greenhouse gas that is 7,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the Earth has been discovered by researchers in Toronto.<p>The newly discovered gas, perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA), has been in use by the electrical industry since the mid-20th century.<p>The chemical, that does not …

Storms, floods and tidal surge devastate the UK's east coast - in pictures

The worst storm and tidal surge in 60 years have hit Britain's North Sea coastline, with thousands evacuated from their homes and coastal properties collapsing into the sea

The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …

Weather

Sustainable Micro Home that Costs Less Than $30,000

NOMAD is a sustainable micro home developed by Vancouver-based designer Ian Lorne Kent with the intent to supply a moveable home for an affordable price that's less than $30,000. The cost-effective residence integrates all of the basic rooms in a standard home–living room, kitchen, bathroom, …

P2P Dropbox competitor BitTorrent Sync comes to iOS

BitTorrent Sync, the P2P-based Dropbox competitor built by the people who brought us µTorrent, arrived on iOS devices Tuesday. BitTorrent said …

Inside The Beef Industry's Battle Over Growth-Promotion Drugs

When the drug company Merck Animal Health announced plans to suspend sales of its Zilmax feed additive last week, many observers were shocked.<p>Yet concern about Zilmax and the class of growth-promotion drugs called beta agonists has been building for some time. In an interesting twist, the decisive …

FYI: What Would Happen If I Ate Nothing But Meat?

Good ol' meat and potatoes. Without the potatoes.<p>You might get scurvy, like a pirate. Cooked meat contains very little vitamin C, notes Donald Beitz, a nutritional biochemist at Iowa State University. Without the vitamin, scurvy would bring on rashes and gum disease, not to mention very bad breath. …

Fighting Fire With Fire: Why Some Burns Are Good For Nature

Wildfires were once essential to the American West. Prairies and forests burned regularly, and those fires not only determined the mix of flora and fauna that made up the ecosystem, but they regenerated the land.<p>When people replaced wilderness with homes and ranches, they aggressively eliminated …

Faster Forward, Together

Welcome to RocketHub<p>The leading social network for entrepreneurs.<p>Create account Log in<p><i>portrait</i><p>Connect<p>Connect on our growing network with 500k+ fellow …

The 10 best sea pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2013/jul/13/10-best-sea-pictures<p>720<p>From Da Vinci's imagined Italian coastline to Turner's abstractions – …