Obama To Ask For $1 Billion Climate Change Fund

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.

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Obama Talks Climate Change in James Cameron's Showtime Documentary

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.

A Republican president would find it difficult to erase Obama's climate plan

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,

5 times Obama got real about climate change in Alaska

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,

Obama holds Twitter Q&A on climate change

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,

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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.

In Commencement Speech, Obama Unloads on Climate Change 'Deniers'

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,

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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.

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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,

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

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.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

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,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

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,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

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,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

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.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

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Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

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.

Mathematician: Is Our Universe a Simulation?

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.

What Would You Do With the World's Most Powerful Laser?

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.

The Road To VR

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,

For $20, Build a VR Headset For Your Smartphone

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The only movie that anyone's been able to talk about this week is Interstellar, which by all accounts is incredible. But if, like me, you haven't made it all the way to a movie theatre to catch it, you can at least see the lead actor in one of his earlier sci-fi attempts. Read more...

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If you're going to insist you named Google and they won't give you any money for it, you might as well do it from inside a shiny white coffin. So goes the thinking of self-described 'San Francisco icon' (is there any other kind?) Bob Pritikin,

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