Wind turbines in Xinjiang, China. The Dabancheng project is Asia's largest wind farm. Photo by Chris Lim, Wikipedia Commons.
Wind turbines in Xinjiang, China. The Dabancheng project is Asia's largest wind farm. Photo by Chris Lim, Wikipedia Commons.


IEA: Policy Uncertainty Threatens To Slow Renewable Energy Momentum

The expansion of renewable energy will slow over the next five years unless policy uncertainty is diminished, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today in its third annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report. According to the report, power generation from renewable sources such as wind, solar and hydro grew strongly in 2013, reaching almost 22% […]

This artist’s concept shows the immediate aftermath of a large asteroid impact around NGC 2547-ID8, a 35-million-year-old sun-like star. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope witnessed a giant surge in dust around the star, likely the result of two asteroids colliding. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
This artist’s concept shows the immediate aftermath of a large asteroid impact around NGC 2547-ID8, a 35-million-year-old sun-like star. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope witnessed a giant surge in dust around the star, likely the result of two asteroids colliding. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech


NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted an eruption of dust around a young star, possibly the result of a smashup between large asteroids. This type of collision can eventually lead to the formation of planets. Scientists had been regularly tracking the star, called NGC 2547-ID8, when it surged with a huge amount of fresh dust […]

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Pablo Perez provides security during training to counter improvised explosive devices on Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. Perez, a rifleman, is assigned to Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Pablo Perez provides security during training to counter improvised explosive devices on Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 3, 2013. Perez, a rifleman, is assigned to Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline


Whose Peace Are We Building? – OpEd

There is a reason why military and foreign intervention doesn’t work. These interventions thrust “solutions” onto the people of the country intervened in. These “solutions” are the intervening power’s idea of what the ideal is, and are not necessarily the ideal for the people with whose country the intervention occurs. These people do not own […]

Internationally renowned Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan has agreed to become an Ambassador for INTERPOL’s Turn Back Crime campaign. Photo credit INTERPOL.
Internationally renowned Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan has agreed to become an Ambassador for INTERPOL’s Turn Back Crime campaign. Photo credit INTERPOL.


Shah Rukh Khan Becomes INTERPOL Turn Back Crime Ambassador

Internationally renowned Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan has agreed to become an Ambassador for INTERPOL’s Turn Back Crime campaign to promote greater awareness of how each of us can have a role in preventing crime. The multi-award winning actor, the first Indian to be made an Ambassador for the global campaign, is lending his voice […]

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