Offshore wind turbines offer huge potential as a renewable energy source in today’s world, but the number of offshore wind farms is surprisingly small. Here, three scientists look at the wind resources off the southeast coast of Brazil as a possible sight that could one day provide Brazil with clean, carbon-free electricity.
Global warming may drown the Maldives, and the island nation’s president is considering relocating the entire population.
The device is said to be at the forefront of a new generation of wave-power machines that could slash renewables costs.
Evidence is building to support the notion that a huge wave crashed into the New York City region 2,300 years ago.
A new study documents for the first time the process in which mercury emissions from human sources across the globe, and in particular from Asia, make their way into the North Pacific Ocean.