- Published on Thursday, 28 May 2015 17:52
- Tristan Robb
Originally Published by Earth & Climate News — ScienceDailyWind turbines began cropping up across the landscapes of Spain and Germany in the 1990s’. These two countries have the highest wind energy production in the EU. But according to the Global Wind Energy Council, the global installed power capacity in Europe — which is 134,007 MW […]
- Published on Sunday, 29 March 2015 22:21
Originally Published by BBC News – Science & EnvironmentA light bulb made from graphene – said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon – is to go on sale later this year.
- Published on Friday, 06 March 2015 13:21
- Tim Hewison
Originally Published by Earth & Climate News — ScienceDailyMethane is a potent greenhouse gas, second only to carbon dioxide in its capacity to trap heat in Earth’s atmosphere for a long time. The gas can originate from lakes and swamps, natural-gas pipelines, deep-sea vents, and livestock. Understanding the sources of methane, and how the gas […]
- Published on Thursday, 05 March 2015 16:19
- Jeremy Milne
Introduction Climate change will increasingly impact the Earth’s natural environment in many ways, such as more frequent natural disasters, heat waves, melting polar ice, and rising sea levels. Many of the anticipated effects of climate change also will become driving factors of human migration over short and long timescales. Climate change driven migration (CCDM) results […]
- Published on Thursday, 05 March 2015 11:32
- Tim Hewison
Originally Published by BBC News – Science & Environment Plans to generate electricity from the world’s first series of tidal lagoons are unveiled in the UK, with sites proposed in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria.
- Published on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 13:59
- Sarah Frazier
Improvements in satellite and computing technology mean we can collect much more Earth observation data than ever before. Utilizing that data is a challenge we’re still working on, however.
- Published on Friday, 08 August 2014 16:34
- Osha Gray Davidson
A new generation of weather satellites is helping researchers gain insights into the complex relationship between the cryosphere – the planet’s cold regions – and the climate. With drinking water supplies dwindling around the world, understanding the cryosphere is becoming a front-burner issue.