Saudi Arabia is preparing for a post-oil era The Kingdom is to establish a public investment fund with $2 trillion in assets Shares will be offered in an IPO early in 2017 Severe cutbacks are being made to state expenditure There won’t be a total exit from the energy sector Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince […]
The City of Ottawa’s seven drinking water systems have once again received a perfect score in drinking water system inspections performed by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) for the review period of 2015-2016. “The City is committed to protecting the health of its local water environment and ensuring that residents have […]
Amazingly inspiring talk by the Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay: “This country isn’t just carbon neutral – it’s carbon negative” he says. He speaks of their carbon fund at the end of the talk.
I used to think that top environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse and climate change. I thought that thirty years of good science could address these problems. I was wrong. The top environmental problems are selfishness, greed and apathy, and to deal with these we need a cultural and spiritual transformation. And we scientists don’t know […]
GE Global Research is testing a desk-size turbine that could power a small town of about 10,000 homes. The unit is driven by “supercritical carbon dioxide,” which is in a state that at very high pressure and up to 700 °C exists as neither a liquid nor a gas. After the carbon dioxide passes through […]