Global Warming Connection to Outdated Technology

Paraphrase of the Day:


In era of rapid scientific development, cars and trucks still use an internal combustion engine developed 100 years ago and much of the world’s electricity comes from coal-fired power plants first developed in the 17th century.

— Andrew Weaver, a climatologist at the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences in University of Victoria, Canada.

Excerpt from article Massive Ecological Impacts Coming with New ‘Hothouse’ Climate