Water treatment has seen many changes over its history. Water treatment standards have evolved through time since they were first introduced in ancient Greece when water was filtered and exposed to sunlight to enhance its aesthetic qualities.
Reindeer herding has got a long history in northern Norway, Sweden, and Finland. It has altered the Fennoscandian mountain landscape and is also seen as a way to reduce the effects of climate change on vegetation.
Millions of international viewers tuned up to watch the reality TV show “Ice Road Truckers,” in which professional truck drivers were supposed to perform terrifying tasks like moving heavy freight across frozen lakes in the distant Arctic.
Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the 8th World Green Economy Summit (WGES) concluded in Dubai.
Decarbonizing fossil energy requirements that cannot be directly powered by renewable power is one of the world’s biggest climate challenges.
According to recent data on population increase in coastal areas, millions more people than 20 years ago depend on severely threatened coral reefs.
Motivated by the need to eliminate expensive rare-earth magnets in utility-scale direct-drive wind turbines, Sandia National Laboratories researchers developed a fundamentally new type of rotary electrical contact.
Rising sea levels from melting glaciers and ice sheets pose an increasing threat to coastal communities worldwide. A new analysis of high-resolution satellite observations takes a major step forward in assessing this risk by confirming theoretical predictions and computational models of sea-level changes used to forecast climate-change-driven impacts.
To prepare fields for planting, farmers the world over often burn corn stalks, rice husks, hay, straw, and other waste left behind from the previous harvest. In many places, the practice creates huge seasonal clouds of smog, contributing to air pollution that kills 7 million people globally a year, according to the World Health Organization.
Existing ways of calculating biodiversity dynamics are not very effective in detecting wholesale species community change due to the effects of ocean acidification.
In response to climate change and other environmental constraints, CORDAP has announced a grant program with a maximum value of USD$18 million for creative ideas that will assist ensure the survival of all corals and reefs.
Climate change-induced marine heat waves have been associated with mass mortality in some of the world’s most renowned coral reef systems.
Air pollution has long been linked to a higher risk of stroke. A recent study examines the effect of air pollution on the stroke trajectory, including cardiovascular events following the first stroke and death.
A nearly $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Biological & Environmental Research will fund efforts by a University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) team led by the director of the Earth System Science Center (ESSC) to understand how to more accurately model climate change.
Nadia Shakoor, PhD, principal investigator and senior research scientist at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is part of the nation-wide team that will work to quantify the climate impact potential of sorghum as part of a five-year, up to $65 million project lead by National Sorghum Producers.