For Those Who Say “the Climate Has Always Changed” Please Read

I wonder if meteorologists John Wheeler and Tom Szymanski, and NDSU climatologists have something to say about this? Often a good visual aide can help add important perspectives to complex subjects. Here’s an informative visual timeline going back to 20,000 BC to present. Thanks to the artist Randall Munroe and to Vox writer Brad Plumer…
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Driverless Cars A Boon Or Bane For Cities?

Automobiles really are becoming more automatic. Technology for driverless autos is accelerating at Moores Law rates as are advances in battery technology for more cost effective electric powered cars and buses. This wave is coming, let’s be ready to ride it! However, advances in vehicle technology will be largely wasted if we don’t plan now for…
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Preparing For Autonomous Vehicles

Automobiles really are becoming more automatic. Technology for driverless autos is evolving at Moores Law rates as are advances in battery technology for more cost effective electric powered cars and buses. This wave is coming, let’s be ready to ride it! However, advances in vehicle technology will be largely wasted if we don’t plan now for…
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Some ND Senators Try To Stop The Wind

One of the things North Dakota is known for is wind, another is energy. Incredibly some ND Senators want to stop wind energy development in the state for 2 years. Perhaps they do not realize that due to increased efficiency and technology, electricity from wind turbines is now less expensive than coal and compliments abundant and cleaner…
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What Would Theodore Roosevelt Say About Pruitt As Head Of Environment?

I’m writing this on Presidents Day. I wonder what Theodore Roosevelt would say and do about this administrations and majority of our Senate’s choice Scott Pruitt? Here are a few of his words: • “We have fallen heirs to the most glorious heritage a people ever received, and each one must do his part if…
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