Today's post is all about autonomous vehicles. Will humans drive cars in the future? And, if not, can we trust self-driving cars to make good decisions? Explore these questions and more in today's exceptional articles. Vroom, vroom! OK, I went a little too far on the silliness.
Here's a summary of current carbon dioxide capture and storage technologies followed by two videos on the BECCS process. All information is based on an article by Elizabeth Kolbert, published November 20, 2017, in The New Yorker. I provided a link to the article, below.
More images of fall, crazy CO₂ levels, risk of 3 degree increase in global temperatures by 2100, reforesting the Amazon, ancient corn, 2017 guide to green electronics, the meaning of happiness and an autumn earworm.
Today's spooky edition of Surferbird News-links includes: stories and facts about crows and bones; a link to an interview with Scott Pruitt; dicamba, the weed killing ghoul; health effects of climate change, fear and personal development and a Halloween earworm.
Photographs of fall; the polar vortex and melting Arctic sea ice; evaporation as a renewable energy source; potassium and vascular health; pesticides in honey; clothes made from methane; MS and gut microbes; autism and the environment; beautiful masculinity, Dan Fogelberg and so much more.
Repealing the Clean Power Plan, listening to trees, California fires, forest soils and carbon dioxide loss, climate change and grass-fed beef, eco-friendly clothing, solar panel tariffs, weed-eating goats, how squirrels sort their nuts, LA's palm trees and more.
Exploring Antarctica's caves, rivers and volcanoes; the ozone layer and climate change; pink chocolate; backyard chickens; vitamins B-6 and B-12; Jaguar, Nissan Leaf and Volkswagen; furniture made from trash; gender and the brain and more.
Hurricane Harvey, weather and climate change; insights from NASA; viewing Harvey from space; toxic fumes from refinery shutdowns; and funding storm research.
Some of today's stories: News on the ozone layer, pollution from electric vehicles, how aerosols slow planet warming, the role of fear and hope in solving climate change, transparent solar panels, pesticide drift, yucky kitchen sponges, organic sheets and backyard wind farms.
Swimming the once-polluted La Villete canal basin in Paris, grieving and climate change, plastic-free water filtration, removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, sustainable palm oil, the real meaning of prudence, a road trip to the end-Permian boundary, an interview with Paul Hawken and a Davy D poem: Today's edition of Surferbird News-links.