The intensity of natural resources that offer renewable energy varies every day and also with seasons. Spring blows high winds to scour the deserts and fills rivers with snowmelts. And summer has long sunlit hours, and as the fall transitions into winter, the days tend to shorten.
Even in the absence of bark beetle outbreaks and wildfire, trees in Colorado subalpine forests are dying at increasing rates from warmer and drier summer conditions, found recent University of Colorado Boulder research.
Climate change mitigation is one of the stressing challenges of the 21st century. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory hosted the America Resilient virtual climate conference on April 14th, 2021, to discuss the issue.
The European Marine Energy Centre and partners have delivered a report outlining a series of recommendations for the Scottish Government to facilitate research collaborations between Scottish and French organisations working in floating wind and hydrogen.
A 1.5 million USD grant will help improve methods of spotting destructive wildfires spot the air and from geostationary orbit.
Six new research projects that aim to build a sustainable future for the marine environment and those whose livelihoods depend on it were announced today.
Humid tropical forests, vital in global efforts to limit rising temperatures, are under threat as a result of changes in land use and climate.
Scientists developed a global dataset of job footprints in 50 countries and employed a model to analyze the effect of attempting to meet the Paris Agreement global climate target of staying well below 2 °C on energy sector jobs.
As per a report from the Chinese Global Carbon Dioxide Monitoring Scientific Experimental Satellite (TanSat), nearly six gigatons of carbon is being discharged over the land per annum, which equals almost 12 times the mass of all living humans.
Fincons Group, an established international family company providing IT business consulting and system integration, planted 1750 new trees in Africa, one for each member of the Group, to celebrate World Environment Day.
Restoration of degraded drylands is urgently needed to mitigate climate change, reverse desertification and secure livelihoods for the two billion people who live there, experts warn in a major new paper in Nature Ecology & Evolution.
More than 820 million people in the world don't have enough to eat, while climate change and increasing competition for land and water are further raising concerns about the future balance between food demand and supply.
The future of Samoa's electricity system could go green, a University of Otago study has shown.
Cornell University researchers will develop the first high-resolution carbon monitoring system for East Africa that combines "bottom up" ecological modeling with "top down" satellite data, thanks to a three-year, $1 million NASA grant.
The building sector in the U.S. accounts for 39 percent of energy use, with commercial buildings responsible for about half of that.