A group of fourth year Mechanical Engineering students at the University of Calgary in Canada has begun work to investigate an alternative form of wind power as part of their Capstone Project. The concept was proposed by a Climate Aware team member, Ron Forth. The idea does not use turbines, and is thought to have … Continue reading Alternative Wind Power Idea Moves Forward at the University of Calgary
Friday, September 20, 2019 kicks off a week-long call for global climate action just before the U.N. Summit on Climate Change begins in New York City. This intergenerational movement is unlike any other, mobilizing millions of concerned citizens of Earth. It is an amalgamation of science and action to demonstrate the need for political and cultural … Continue reading September 20, 2019: A Global Climate Strike For All
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the current administration is preparing to revoke the California waiver which, under the Clean Air Act, allows California to set greenhouse gas emissions for model year 2009 and newer motor vehicles (EPA, 2009). Currently California applies cleaner vehicle emission standards than what is required by federal law. Thirteen … Continue reading Trump Administration Set to Revoke California Emission Standards
Traffic in Metropolitan area’s suck. There is really no other way to put it. But does it have to?
Reducing global greenhouse gas emissions isn’t just up to individual countries implementing higher standards, it all really begins at home, with each and every one of us.
What if AGW is a hoax, as some would have us believe? What is the appropriate response? I would argue that the appropriate response is exactly the same…the rapid pursuit of alternative energy.