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Carbon Taxes Take a Step Back. Maybe It Needs a New Name.

A carbon tax falters in Australia, sees dim prospects in America, and inches along in Canada. Maybe it needs a new name. 

16 Jul 2013

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

The Power of Empathy

The Power of Empathy

Animating empathy.

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Archaeology from Space

Archaeology from Space

Rmote-sensing for finding lost cities.

  • 1710
George the Poet on Climate Change

George the Poet on Climate Change

A poet takes on climate change.

  • 1868
Poseidon is Watching

Poseidon is Watching

Poseidon watches his domain.

  • 1240
Interactive Earth

Interactive Earth

Mapping planetary changes.

  • 251
Dataset Earth

Dataset Earth

The Earth as a dataset.

  • 295
There Once Was A River

There Once Was A River

A case of 'river piracy'.

  • 1513
On To Mars

On To Mars

Buck Rogers back to space.

  • 268
Denying Science

Denying Science

Rejecting 'magic beans'.

  • 1311
What is Invisible?

What is Invisible?

Dealing with the invisible.

  • 878
Low-cost Reforestation

Low-cost Reforestation

Successful reforesation that 'works with nature'.

  • 328
When Big is Better

When Big is Better

Think 'big data'.

  • 4018
Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoring forests lost a 1000 years ago.

  • 1950
Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back

An animated story of de-extension.

  • 6362
New Years Flyby

New Years Flyby

A robotic explorer beyond the known frontier.

  • 313
Caving on Mars

Caving on Mars

Living underground on Mars.

  • 339
Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

  • 1659
12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

A "12 Step" program for fossil fuel sobriety.

  • 2965
A Rover's Photo Album

A Rover's Photo Album

Martian geology seen by Curiosity. 

  • 275
A Frozen Crater Lake

A Frozen Crater Lake

A lake on Mars.

  • 293
A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space

A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space

A photograph that changed perceptions.

  • 488
Surf's Up, Way Up

Surf's Up, Way Up

Stay well back!

  • 300
Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rediscovered cloud forest species.

  • 2276
Plant Intelligence

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

  • 3426
Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month

An occasional series of botanical treats.

  • 9716
Life on Mars, 2020

Life on Mars, 2020

A new Mars rover will search for past life.

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Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 27 April 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency! 21 April 2019

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds 14 April 2019

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load 19 March 2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 5 March 2019

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

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