greenhouse effect

Reflections From Below The Fossil Subsidy Iceberg

As close observers have long suspected, governments historically underestimate the cost subsidies for fossil fuel exploration, development, and production. By far. The International Monetary Fund has just calculated far in a study distributed by its Fiscal Affairs department: How Large Are Global Energy Subsidies? (IMF working paper 15/105). Here’s IMF’s basic … [continued]

NASA Scientists Look for Water in Desert

A desert is the perfect place to find water — if you have the right equipment, that is.  Scientists and engineers from NASA’s Langley Research Center have set up camp in the “driest place in the world,” the Chilean desert of Atacama, to deploy an instrument called the Far-Infrared Spectroscopy … [continued]