Antarctic has ‘switched’ now in Rapid destabilization and melt

  From the Christian Science Monitor  As Antarctica’s ice shelves collapse, the glaciers they buttress will contribute to sea level rise. Currently, the glaciers in the study, which lie along 500 miles of the southern Antarctic Peninsula coast, are losing some 56 billion tons of ice a year to the ocean, according to the new […]

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M.I.T. Solar Machine turns salty water to freshwater

By Joby Warrick of the Washington Post The American engineers who traveled to rural India two years ago believed they were going to help poor villagers get rid of microbes in their drinking water. But soon after their arrival, they began hearing about a different problem: salt. “People kept talking about the salt in the […]

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