If you put this into a search engine “Today’s data centers are massive facilities that consume an estimated two percent of the global electrical power worldwide and emit as much CO2 as the airline industry. “, not only will you get more than a million hits, you’ll be contributing to the problem.
U.S. sues Lockheed Martin over alleged kickback scheme at nuclear cleanup site – From the Washington Post, 02/10/19. Oh, what fun we have at Hanford!
IEEE Spectrum, in its ongoing reporting on the Hanford cleanup project, gives us an update on the vitrification process and some questions concerning the classification of hazardous waste. Read the article here: Hanford Nuclear Waste Cleanup Makes Progress, But Questions Loom
We’re running out of time to save ourselves … from the Washington Post
from the Guardian 12/13/2018 Tackle climate or face financial crash …
24 ways to lead an anti-capitalist life
In the Guardian News 11/7/2018: Measure known as Initiative 1631 would have put a $15 fee on each ton of carbon dioxide emitted in the state However, voters rejected the initiative because “they understood it was a flawed initiative that would have raised consumer costs substantially while doing very little to meet carbon reduction … [Read more…]
By Roy Scranton July 16, 2018 NYT Climate Change and Parenting … Take the widely cited 2017 research letter by the geographer Seth Wynes and the environmental scientist Kimberly Nicholas, which argues that the most effective steps any of us can take to decrease carbon emissions are to eat a plant-based diet, avoid flying, live … [Read more…]