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Climate Science Special Report: Human Induced

The Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), Volume I has determined that climate change is being unduly accelerated by human activities. The report is an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States. It represents the first of two volumes of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, mandated by the []

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Huge Credit Agency Data Breach

by Daniel Brouse and Sidd Mukherjee for Membrane Domain Security Equifax is one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the world. Ironically, Equifax provides identity protection tools with daily monitoring and alerts today! From May to July, 2017, Equifax allowed a cybersecurity breach to steal 143 million people‘s identity. The stolen information includes social []

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Pollution And Health: 9 Million Deaths Per Year

The Lancet Commission published a report on October 19, 2017 that outlined the results of pollution and health. The report concluded that 9 million people suffered premature deaths due to pollution in 2015. Pollution is the largest environmental cause of disease and premature death in the world today. Diseases caused by pollution were responsible for []

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Climate Change And Credit

by Daniel Brouse Part of a series of articles on Climate Change And Flood Insurance Homeowners living in flood plain have learned the hard way that climate change has effected their ability to get a mortgage. As the sea level rises and extreme weather events intensify, homeowners have found their insurance rates increasing or their []

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Air Quality and Climate Change

Current models indicate an increase in air quality alerts. The increase risk is not necessarily from an increase in pollution. An on-going research study conducted by InternetU.org suggests a warming climate is likely contributing to reduction in air quality. The frequency of air quality alerts is on the rise in the United States and many []

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Senegal Forecasts Climate Change Changes

Senegal is an African country on the west coast of the continent. The country is on the forefront of global warming‘s impacts. Climate change makes life harder for Senegalese farmers in many different ways: shorter rainy seasons, more frequent and longer dry spells and droughts, a lower water table, floods, coastal erosion, destruction of mangroves, []

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Real Estate and the Rising Sea Level

by Daniel Brouse Living near the water is incredibly appealing for people around the country, but it also comes with additional considerations for buyers and homeowners, Zillow chief economist Svenja Gudell wrote in a new report. Homes in low-lying areas are also more susceptible to storm flooding and these risks could be realized on a []

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Emissions Worst Ever

The World Meteorological Organization reported on October 30, 2017: Greenhouse gas concentrations surge to new record Green-House-Gas-Bulletin-2017.pdf Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surged at a record-breaking speed in 2016 to the highest level in 800,000 years, according to the World Meteorological Organization‘s Greenhouse Gas Bulletin. The abrupt changes in the atmosphere witnessed in []

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Herb Insulation Air Purifier (Healthy Snack)

by Daniel Brouse This is what I call the Herb Insulation Air Purifier. It‘s very cheap and easy to use. As a matter of fact, it can pay for itself the first day. On a cold day, it can insulate the window from letting cold air in or warm air out. On a hot day, []

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Christmas Creations

Christmas Creations is an original album of holiday music created for the 2017 season. Please listen to this ‘Merry Christmas!‘ Here‘s wishing you a very merry Christmas Clearly, a very merry Christmas Winter solstice bliss ‘Merry Christmas!‘ Here‘s wishing you a very merry Christmas Hold dearly this very merry Christmas In the tale Peace will []

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Wildfires: Increase In Extreme Weather

The Membrane Domain started conducting global warming experiments in the 1990‘s. It was about 1997 when we suggested the climate in Pennsylvania would turn more like Florida and the climate in California would turn more like Hades. The change wasn‘t predicted to take place for hundreds of years. Now, only twenty years later, Pennsylvania has []

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Bomb Cyclone: Extreme Weather Events

Bomb cyclone‘ blasting East Coast before polar vortex uncorks tremendous cold late this week. The most severe winter weather yet will assault the area late this week. washingtonpost.com (January 3, 2018) The bomb cyclone blizzard was a 1,000 mile wide Nor‘easter classified as a bomb cyclone because of its sharp drop in atmospheric pressure. []

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New York City Sues Oil Companies Over Climate Change

The most likely force to cause a change in climate change is money. New York City is filing a law suit against five major oil companies (BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell), claiming they have contributed to global warming. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city will seek billions of dollars in []

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How to Make Gold & Platinum

by Daniel Brouse Q: How do you make gold and platinum? A: Collide two neutron stars It‘s so beautiful. It‘s so beautiful it makes me want to cry. It‘s the fulfillment of dozens, hundreds, thousands of people‘s efforts, but it‘s also the fulfillment of an idea suddenly becoming real, said Peter Saulson of Syracuse University. []

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The Danger in Email, Sytlesheets, Scripts and Session Replay

Membrane Domain Security Center https://freedom-to-tinker.com/2017/09/28/i-never-signed-up-for-this-privacy-implications-of-email-tracking/ What happens when you open an email and allow it to display embedded images and pixels? You may expect the sender to learn that you‘ve read the email, and which device you used to read it. But in anew paper we find that privacy risks of email tracking extend far []

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Uber Paid Ransom and Hid Hack

Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People * Company paid hackers 100,000 to delete info, keep quiet * Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan and another exec ousted Bloomberg reports, that Uber was hacked of personal data from 57 millions drivers and riders. Then, instead of reporting the crime, they paid extortion []

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Sea Level Rise and Property Values

Disaster on the Horizon: The Price Effect of Sea Level Rise Asaf Bernstein, Matthew Gustafson, and Ryan Lewis. Sea level rise coming home, the market is paying attention (Halleluia! who woulda thunk it. The real estate market, especially on the coasts is a wretched hive of villainy)) The first sentence of the abstract is Homes []

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2017 3rd Warmest Year

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports: The average U.S. temperature in 2017 was 54.6 degrees F (2.6 degrees F above average), making 2017 third warmest year in 123 years of record-keeping, according to scientists from NOAA‘s National Centers for Environmental Information. In fact, the five warmest years on record for the U.S. all []

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Climate Disasters Made for Costliest Year

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports: 2017 will be remembered as a year of extremes for the U.S. as floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, drought, fires and freezes claimed hundreds of lives and visited economic hardship upon the nation. Recovery from the ravages of three major Atlantic hurricanes making landfall in the U.S. and an []

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