TOLKIEN – The Movie

Lt. J.R.R. Tolkien, Lancaster Fusiliers, later Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE, FRSL) For some curious reason, I was ask/abducted to go see Tolkien, at a "pre-event showing", as the advert goes, broadcast live from a film festival.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  If I and another patron had not …

“Human-caused climate change played limited role in Beijing’s 2013 airpocalypse

Researchers suggest that cutting emissions is key to improving air quality April 25, 2019 | By Amanda Morris “In January 2013, a suffocating, poisonous haze hung over Beijing for four days. The record high levels of fine particulate matter in the air caused airports to close and thousands of coughing, choking citizens to seek hospital …

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)…for the next generation

Inspired by the COO of SpaceX, Gwynne Shotwell’s revelations in her TEDx talk published previously,  IReallyAppreciateScience has initiated a series of articles and links to articles by other publications on a singular question... “Why America is in 4th Place in Advanced Tech, when in the last Century it was in 1st?" NGSS seems like they came …

Green Party of Canada Wins Federal Election in Nanaimo, VI, BC

"British Columbia voters sent a message that Canadians are deeply concerned about the environment and climate issues will be at the forefront in October's federal election campaign, jubilant Green Party supporters said Monday night. "Voters in Nanaimo elected Paul Manly of the Greens as their new member of Parliament, barely six months before October's federal …

“VW Inclusive Mobility aims to make sure e-tech takes care of everyone!

  Inclusive MobilitySM The mission of the Inclusive Mobility program is to help design vehicles and services that improve transportation and the quality of life for everyone, especially people with disabilities. Volkswagen AG's proposal for Inclusive Mobility "Our vision Democratizing mobility In an era of rapidly changing technology, there’s an unprecedented opportunity to redesign how …