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Stephen Hawking: Earth will become a ball of fire by 2600

Speaking via video link at the Tencent Web Summit, held in Beijing, the renowned physicist warned that soaring populations and energy demands will cause the catastrophe.

Welcome To The Conservative Clean Energy Summit

The benefit to the earth is the same whether national security or climate change is the purpose behind building New Energy. From PBS News Hour via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElemShow More Summary

Investing in conservation pays off, study finds

Governments and donors have spent billions of dollars since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit attempting to slow the pace of species extinctions around the world. Now, a new paper in Nature provides the first clear evidence that those efforts are working.

Conservation spending predicts rise and fall of global biodiversity

(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) In the decade after the 1992 Earth Summit, at least $14 billion was devoted to biodiversity conservation around the globe. According to new research published in Nature, it was money well spent, preventing a 29 percent decline in threatened bird and mammal species.

Get a Closer Look With Street View in Google Earth VR

2 months agoTechnology / Google : Google Blog

With Google Earth VR, you can go anywhere in virtual reality. Whether you want to stroll along the canals of Venice, stand at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro or soar through the sky faster than a speeding bullet, there’s no shortage of things to do or ways to explore. Show More Summary

This mountaineer will attempt to become the first person to ski K2

In the coming days, Polish mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel will attempt to become the first person to summit ski down K2, the second-tallest mountain on Earth. The post This mountaineer will attempt to become the first person to ski K2 appeared first on GrindTV.com.

Space junk could destroy satellites, hurt economies

The growing amount of fast-moving space debris orbiting the Earth could lead to catastrophic collisions with satellites, hurting economies, researchers warned Wednesday ahead of a summit to coordinate efforts to remove the junk. There...Show More Summary

Underwater Caves Are Earth’s Final Frontier

We've summited the highest mountains and plumbed the deepest points of the oceans, but underwater cave diving promises a new age of exploration

After 25 years of trying, why aren't we environmentally sustainable yet?

In 1992, more than 170 countries came together at the Rio Earth Summit and agreed to pursue sustainable development, protect biological diversity, prevent dangerous interference with climate systems, and conserve forests. But, 25 years later, the natural systems on which humanity relies continue to be degraded.

Take a Walk on the Bright Side at the First Smithsonian Earth Optimism Summit

As an antidote to doom and gloom, a conference on Earth Day weekend, takes a look all the good that is being done

NASA: "Giant Mars Volcano and Earth's Dinosaurs Went Extinct About the Same Time"

"We estimate that the peak activity for the volcanic field at the summit of Arsia Mons probably occurred approximately 150 million years ago--the late Jurassic period on Earth--and then died out around the same time as Earth's dinosaurs," said Jacob...        

Mars volcano, Earth's dinosaurs went extinct about the same time

New NASA research reveals that the giant Martian shield volcano Arsia Mons produced one new lava flow at its summit every 1 to 3 million years during the final peak of activity. The last volcanic activity there ceased about 50 million...Show More Summary

Mars volcano, Earth's dinosaurs went extinct about the same time

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Arsia Mons produced one new lava flow at its summit every 1 to 3 million years during the final peak of activity, about 50 million years ago.

Earth Optimism Summit 2017

Date: April 21-23, 2017 | Register here Prices: starting from USD 250,- Location: Washington, The United States Earth Optimism Summit 2017 Earth Optimism celebrates a change in focus from problem to solution in the area of global conservation...Show More Summary

Smithsonian To Convene Earth Optimism Summit April 21-23

On Earth Day weekend, the Smithsonian will convene the first Earth Optimism Summit, a three-day event featuring more than 150 scientists, thought leaders, philanthropists, conservationists and civic leaders, which will highlight what is working in conservation and how to scale up and replicate it.

El Smithsonian Convoca a La Cumbre De Optimismo Por La Tierra (Earth Optimism Summit) Del 21 Al 23 De Abril

El fin de semana del Dia de la Tierra, el Smithsonian convocara a la primera Cumbre de Optimismo por la Tierra, un evento de tres dias de duracion que contara con mas de 150 cientificos, lideres de opinion, filantropos, conservacionistas y lideres civiles, que destacaran que esta funcionando en terminos de conservacion y como aumentar su alcance y replicarlo.

Most of Greenland ice melted to bedrock in recent geologic past, says study

(The Earth Institute at Columbia University) Scientists have found evidence in a chunk of bedrock drilled from nearly two miles below the summit of the Greenland ice sheet that the sheet nearly disappeared for an extended time in the last million years or so. Show More Summary

POSEUR STRIKES POSE: Obama gives Putin his best death stare: Tense moment the world’s two most power…

POSEUR STRIKES POSE: Obama gives Putin his best death stare: Tense moment the world’s two most powerful men squared up at the G20 summit in China. Shades of Al “Earth Tones” Gore trying to invade Dubya’s space and give him the Lurch in the Balance death stare at the 2000 presidential debate.

Martians Invade Earth But Lose Interest In Conquering After Observing G-20 Summit in China

'Vex', a crash landed flying saucer by artist Dinu Li is displayed at Tatton Park, Knutsford, England. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) If a spaceship full of Martians landed here this week and demanded to be ‘taken to your leaders’, they’d be in luck. And so would we Earthlings. [...]

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