An anonymous reader writes "President Obama will ask Congress for a $1 billion 'Climate Resilience Fund' in his proposed budget next month. From the article: 'Obama is expected to release his proposed 2015 budget in early March.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Saturday praised the sweeping global climate change accord reached by representatives of nearly 200 countries as the "best chance we have to save the one planet that we've got.""We came together around the strong agreement the world needed. We met the moment,
U.S. President Barack Obama mocked congressional Republicans' popular "I am not a scientist" demurral on climate science,
The Showtime documentary series "Years of Living Dangerously," executive produced by James Cameron, features an exclusive interview with Barack Obama, Mashable has learned — a segment that may provide rare insight into the President's thinking on climate science and policy.
The Republican presidential candidates say they're the only ones who can stop the Obama administration's landmark climate rules.“This is going to be a disaster, and we should fight it,” said former Florida governor Jeb Bush of the Clean Power Plan,
Barack Obama isn't pulling any punches in Alaska.The U.S. president spoke powerfully about the potentially severe effects of climate change around the world on Monday during a trip to Alaska, a state that has already seen physical changes as a result of global warming. Its glaciers are receding,
President Obama held a Twitter Q&A on his newly created, and incredibly popular, @POTUS account on Thursday, fielding questions on everything from climate change skeptics to extreme weather becoming a national security issue.See also: Obama visits National Hurricane Center,
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday will highlight the national security risks that climate change poses, featuring it prominently in a commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut.
Giving the commencement address at the University of California at Irvine on Saturday, President Obama openly mocked the climate science and policy positions of many Republican lawmakers,
The Obama administration has delayed a fossil fuel auction originally scheduled for Dec. 10 in Washington, D.C. after climate activists pressured the president to cancel it, calling its timing amid the U.N. Climate Summit in Paris "particularly egregious."The U.S.
The Clean Power Plan, which the White House is rolling out on Monday, is the central pillar in the Obama administration's multi-pronged strategy to address manmade global warming. The suite of EPA regulations, all resting on the agency's authority under the Clean Air Act,
An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.
An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,
An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,
Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,
Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.
jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.
HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.
Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Mathematician Edward Frenkel writes in the NYT that one fanciful possibility that explains why mathematics seems to permeate our universe is that we live in a computer simulation based on the laws of mathematics — not in what we commonly take to be the real world.
sciencehabit writes "This week, the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California announced an important milestone on the road to achieving ignition, which could lead to producing controlled fusion reactions here on Earth.
An anonymous reader writes "Stack Overflow co-founder Jeff Atwood has posted about how much progress we've made toward commercially viable virtual reality gaming — and how far we have to go. The Oculus Rift headset is technologically brilliant compared to anything we'd have before,
joe5 writes "Many experts suggest that battery technology is really the key to the future of transportation. Its certainly the key to unlocking Tesla for even further growth. Today,
全新的 Xcode 6中增加了全新的 iOS 模拟器允许开发者任意调整屏幕尺寸。虽然，Xcode 6还只是测试版，但该功能似乎预示着未来 iOS 设备屏幕尺寸将会有更多样的变化。这种改变也允许开发者测试现在不存在的iOS 设备，比如说4.
The Internet is abuzz with rumours that the tenth instalment in the ground-breaking Mortal Kombat video game series is set to launch today. Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/06/02/mortal-kombat-x-video-game-launch-imminent/
Days after a German court issued a nationwide injunction against on-demand ride-hailing service Uber, the company has announced cuts to fares in two key cities: Berlin and Munich. Read More
The founder of all that we survey on the web, Tim Berners-Lee, said on this site a few years ago that, “Data is the New Links.” He argued that with the ever-expanding world of data-driven products, and the explosion of graphs and social media,