climate, agriculture, and food insecurity

10 years ago | Dec 05, 2007
Research on ag and climate change is really just getting geared up. To some extent, the issue is regional variation. Larger climate changes cause often very different weather effects day to day, especially across various microclimates and...

Wind hopefuls - may the force be with you! Try EERE's JEDI calculator

10 years ago | Dec 04, 2007
How cool is this - you can calculate the benefits of wind energy for your own community, and you don't even need a lightsaber. How? Well, young Skywalker, check out the JEDI calculator developed by the Department of Energy/ Office of Energy...

war, peace, and energy

10 years ago | Dec 03, 2007
In general, the Midwest (heck, the country) is in a mild energy uproar lately. Awareness of climate change is spreading hither and yon, as is awareness of looming carbon regulations and markets. Naturally, the two are in a bit of conflict in...

major climate change conference coming up in Bali next week

10 years ago | Nov 29, 2007
Nailbiter. The upcoming climate change conference coming up in Bali next week is especially important (CSMonitor). On the heels of the four recent IPCC reports, it is even more imperative that world governments - especially the...

Put a little holiday in your light socket...

10 years ago | Nov 28, 2007
I'm giving CFL lightbulbs and smart powerstrips for holiday gifts :) no, I'm not kidding, and yes, I do expect a big giant "uhhh....?" when people first tear off the wrapping paper. Hey, whenever I blather about how people should change...