New tech to make oceans Wi-Fi hotspot

Finding a place to connect to wireless internet usually isn’t too difficult. But one of the places it can be is if you find yourself out in the middle of the ocean. All that may change now as researchers at the University at Buffalo have developed a new deep-sea computer technology network.

By |2014-03-06T16:47:12-05:00November 28th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on New tech to make oceans Wi-Fi hotspot

Seaweed may say “Sayonara” to corn ethanol

Japanese sushi bars are popular for their cuisine, but could they also provide a valuable form of biofuel? Apparently so, according to E&E News which reports that Kombu, an edible seaweed found in Japanese dishes like miso soup and sashimi, could be a great new source of energy.

By |2014-02-21T12:41:26-05:00November 13th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Seaweed may say “Sayonara” to corn ethanol

Sahel desert latest example of global warming hype

One of the latest scares about global warming comes from a new report claiming that climate change is causing drought and killing trees across the Sahel region of sub-Saharan Africa. But according to an article in Forbes by James Taylor, this is surprising news to many scientists and Sahel experts.

By |2014-02-21T12:29:41-05:00November 11th, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Sahel desert latest example of global warming hype

Green energy spending bad for economy, environment

Is taxpayer money spent on Green energy hurting both the economy and environment? Well that’s the assertion of economists from the group PERC, who in a recent study found that for every $100 billion a government spends on so-called “clean energy,” that nation’s GDP is likely to decrease by nearly a half a percent.

By |2014-01-30T14:30:06-05:00October 31st, 2013|Just the Facts Radio|Comments Off on Green energy spending bad for economy, environment