Archive for May, 2012

What the G20 protests are really about

The G20 (Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors) Summit which took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, during June 26–27, 2010. During this time, violent protests have taken place for multiple reasons which I will discuss today. An infamous group known as the Black Bloc, made up […]

Going green for the first time

Going green is not as hard as it sounds, and with all the green technology and products that already exist you might already be greener than you think. In most cases, deciding to make eco-conscious purchases and lead a greener lifestyle is a purposeful decision that is made, but more and more the decision is […]

Cloud patterns and the climate

The researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand have revealed their measurements of global average cloud height in the first decade of the twenty-first century. In the ten-year period, the global cloud height has dropped by 1%, or around 30 to 40 metres everywhere in the world. These numbers may seem insignificant, but […]

Power your kitchen with green energy

Are you using energy drinking light bulbs in your kitchen? Have you been complaining about costly utility bills? By going green with your kitchen, you’ll be able to see a difference in your energy bills. Not only will you be helping yourself by lowering energy costs in the home, but you will also be able […]

Could green energy help with climate change?

The world has become incredibly dependant on energy sources, mainly because they have moved towards an industrialized society. As our needs increase, the countries need for energy would increase as well. When energy consumption grows over the capacity that we are able to sustain, there will become a very huge problem that the entire world […]

2010 Haiti earthquake

Tectonic plates rub up against each other due to the transform movement, creating friction. Eventually, that friction builds up to the extent where it needs to be released, thus creating an earthquake. One of these earthquakes ended up being one of the most devastating natural disasters of the 21st century — the Haiti earthquake of […]

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