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 on Paris climate agreement: 'We met the moment'

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,

Obama vows to block Congress from 'turning back the clock' on climate efforts

U.S. President Barack Obama mocked congressional Republicans' popular "I am not a scientist" demurral on climate science,

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,

Obama administration recasts climate change as a national security issue

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,

Fossil fuel auction cancelled after climate activists shame Obama administration

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.

Obama's sweeping climate plan would catapult our use of renewable energy

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

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.

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,

[图]微软智能腕表呼之欲出 最早今夏发布

据《福布斯》网站报道,援引知情人士消息,微软正在紧锣密鼓推进自己的可穿戴设备计划,并有望最早在今年夏天,推出可测量心率等人体健康数据,而且能够与iPhone、Android和Windows手机同步的智能腕表设备。

任正非海外讲话回顾 让世界更了解华为

6月16日消息,去年5月以来,一贯低调的华为创始人任正非开始接受国外媒体采访,打破25年来面对媒体“不发声”的传统。

[多图]9500美元的高科技轮椅 WHILL: 让残疾人更有尊严

轮椅是很多功能障碍人士、老年人必须的工具,但是传统的手摇轮椅或电动轮椅都会给人感觉一种「坐在上面的是残疾人」的固有印象,我们会觉得 X-Men 里 X 教授很酷,也是因为他坐在一个科技感十足的轮椅上,你会认为这是一种新的个人化交通工具,而不是一辆带着「残障人士」标签的轮椅。

开箱对比:iPhone 6和Plus并不是平板手机

苹果新款 iPhone 6 和 iPhone 6 Plus 屏幕大小与前几代机型相比确实大得非常明显。不过这两款设备在变大的同时,机身变得更薄,使用圆角设计,与其他同等尺寸的设备相比没有显得那么笨重。  

等苹果来革命?运营商说不

《SIM 卡死亡论》这篇文章非常好,里面一句话我看了非常认同: 今日,在全球超过 100 个国家盛销的 iPhone、iPad,运营商仅仅是一个更大的 “WiFi 网络”,消费者一旦认定了 iPhone,会发现运营商有太多选择。

微软真大招?看视频认识HoloLens全息3D眼镜

威锋网 1 月 23 日消息 昨天凌晨,微软在总部雷德蒙召开的 Windows 10 发布会上,完全出乎意料推出一款全新的科幻产品 Microsoft HoloLens 眼镜,并大胆畅想了自己对虚拟现实(VR)未来的理解。  

Our Skyscrapers Are Causing Bizarre "Thundersnow" 

Your typical thunderstorm strikes in summer, when the atmosphere is full of warm, moist air. So when lightning strikes in the middle of a winter blizzard, there is something strange going on. Thundersnow involves an entirely different type of lightning, and our skyscrapers are a key part of it.

apply、call、callee、caller初步了解 - 韩子迟

在javascript中这四货通常一起出现介绍,楼主记忆力实在是太差经常忘记用法,故记此文。apply和call apply和call是函数原型的一个方法,调用者的类型必须是函数。

Zeiss 推出 Batis 2/25 和 1.8/85 自動對焦 Sony FE 鏡頭

Zeiss 雖然有與 Sony 合作推出鏡頭,不過他們也有推出自家版本 ,而且走的是更加高階的路線。最近 Zeiss 推出的 Batis 系列鏡頭,就帶來更多高階選擇。繼續閱讀了解更多。The post Zeiss 推出 Batis 2/25 和 1.

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Build 2015已经在美国旧金山圆满落下了帷幕。如果你问看完了Build 2015有何感想,我想很多人会说 […]

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