NASA takes on climate change with new $2.4B

With manned spaceflight programs nearly a thing of the past, NASA is handing the shuttle-building baton to private interests like Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic and Elon Musk’s Space X program. But the administration may be finding new life — in the battle against climate change. A major proponent of this idea, President Barack Obama has shuffled NASA’s budget to dedicate $2.4 billion to study earth from above.

Green:Net 2010 conference — where internet and green meet (discount)

Green:Net 2010 is where green and IT meet. The GigaOM Network’s Green:Net, is unlike other green technology conferences — it offers a specific point of view on how the computing and Internet revolutions will provide the tools needed to fight climate change. Don’t miss attending the green conference for the Internet industry, it’s where the clever people of the Valley will make a positive difference.