CO2 emissions have “postponed” next ice age by tens of thousands of years

Human-generated greenhouse gases emissions may delay the Earth’s next ice age by a minimum of 100,000 years. Carbon (CO2) emissions created by humans have been blamed for having many unpleasant effects on the planet, from severe droughts, to extreme weather, to pollution, to rising sea levels. However, a team of German scientists say that these CO2 emissions are likely the reason why there are no signs of a new ice age and why there won’t be one in the near future. The Industrial Revolution saved the planet from the onset…

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Chrysler CEO’s take on hydrogen fuel’s future

Sergio Marchionne

Last week, the federal government announced new economic standards for fuel efficiency, sending auto makers scrambling to tweak their engines to accommodate the new regulations. Given that the majority of car makers are developing fuel systems that rely either of hydrogen or batteries, such standards may not be difficult to meet. Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne believes that car manufacturers will be focusing more on making their internal combustion engines more efficient rather than continue developing alternative fuel systems. Marchionne asserts that internal combustion, gasoline-powered engines are the only answer to…

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