Scientists believe a period of global warming contributed to the rise of the Incan Empire by allowing the ancient civilization to plant crops at higher altitudes and bump up their food production.
Archive for August, 2009
Several cars participated in the One Gallon Challenge at Boston’s Greenfest, attempting to go 100 miles on one gallon of fuel.
Scientists from NASA have placed spider-like sensors inside Mount St. Helens in hopes of detecting seismic activity earlier than has ever been possible.
At Boston’s Green Fest participants in the one gallon challenge showed off their prototype vehicles that ran on everything from electricity to wood. One participant modified a Ford F150 pick up to run on biomass.
When the 8th World Games opened in Taiwan on August 20th, the event inaugurated a new stadium designed not only to power, cool and water itself, but also to withstand the island’s typhoons and earthquakes.