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Animation: Earth’s Carbon Cycle

Worth spending a little time with. Blow this up to full screen and take it in. Visualizations have been a huge boon to scientists, and have opened up scientific concepts to a wider audience, allowing us to perceive things in…

April Showers Make New Record

Here in the midwest, spring planting is weeks behind schedule as water logged fields keep farmers from getting to work – and forecast is for yet another period of heavy rains in the offing. You’re not wrong. Heavy rains are…

The Soil Solution to Climate Change

The Nation: Ninety people are gathered along a trench—maybe 20 feet long, five feet deep, and three feet wide—in the Montana prairie. It’s an overcast spring day, with a cool breeze stirring the grass. Children clamber around the edges of…

From “I Heart Coal” to Solar Leader

For those that have been paying attention, the metamorphosis of big, coal- heavy midwest utilities over the last half decade has been head-spinning and jaw-dropping.Example, Michigan’s largest utility has moved from a knuckle and foot-dragging troglodyte among utilities, to a…

Welcome to the Future

Still no jetpack or flying car, but all that dystopian shit, yeah, we got that. The graph below is the one that specifically caught my eye. Tom Randall via Twitter: This @exxonmobile chart from 1982 predicted that in 2019 our…