Thursday, August 29, 2013


THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: NASA finds a Grand Canyon hidden under a mile of Greenland ice; formerly a large river system
"It is quite remarkable that a channel the size of the Grand Canyon is discovered in the 21st century below the Greenland ice sheet," said Studinger. "It shows how little we still know about the bedrock below large continental ice sheets."
How Much Would Sea Otters Fetch On The Carbon Market? | ThinkProgress
While current carbon markets clearly aren’t evolved enough to pay for otter conservation, the hope is that one day there will be structures available to place the appropriate value on sea otters, which, at present, not only give us their cuteness for free, but also their services as guardians of the rain forests of the deep.
Nearly 20 Percent Of Scientists Contemplate Moving Overseas Due In Part To Sequestration
Eighty percent said they were spending more of their time writing grants now than in 2010, while 67 percent said they were receiving less grant money now than they were back then.
New Report Finds Climate Can't Wait for More Delays on Aviation Industry Emissions Action | DeSmogBlog
A further delay is not an option according to the report's authors. Their modeling shows that all the efforts already underway by airlines to reduce their emissions are not enough and that global market-based trading must also be implemented as soon as possible.

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