Monthly Archives: March 2017

2018 Rolex Awards

Rolex is seeking five young leaders with proposals that will change the world in the 2018 Rolex Awards competition. The age range is 18-30. The categories are: environment, applied science and technology, and exploration. Deadline for applications is June 30, 2017. Winners will receive 100,000 Swiss francs, a Rolex chronometer and worldwide publicity.

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US House Climate Hearing Today

Climate change skeptics are in full force in Congress today as U.S. House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith has called a full committee hearing on climate science. Democrats have responded by releasing: “Much Ado About Nothing”–A Minority Review of the Majority’s Climate Science Investigation. It says the hearing is likely to bring up–and dispute–the Karl study conducted by NOAA scientists,

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Pioneer Wind Farm Retiring

Twenty-five years ago, the world’s first offshore wind farm was constructed close to shore in the low waters off Vindeby near Lolland in the southeast of Denmark. Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, comprising 11 offshore wind turbines, was connected to the grid in 1991. DONG Energy, owner and operator of the wind farm, has decided to decommission it, and dismantling has

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MTS Awards

The Marine Technology Society (MTS) has opened nominations for its annual awards, three of which are sponsored by Compass Publications Inc., the publisher of Sea Technology magazine. The awards will be presented at the OCEANS conference in Anchorage, Alaska September 18 to 21. Learn more about the awards here.

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