News - 5 Sep 2019
During the heat of summer, cities tend to swelter more than neighboring rural areas and suburbs. While the size of this urban heat island effect differs broadly among the world’s cities, heat...
News - 28 Aug 2019
Climate change tends to either elicit end-of-the-world anxiety or brazen cynicism. Jason Hubbart, Director of Institute of Water Security and Science at West Virginia University, offers a more...
News - 19 Aug 2019
Sungrow, the global pioneer in providing inverter solutions for renewables, has reported that a solar plant of 100.1 MWp employing its 1500 Vdc central inverter solutions started operations in...
News - 16 Aug 2019
Ice sheets which presently cover about 10% of the Earth’s land surface, were believed to be frozen wastelands, barren with no life, and with suppressed chemical weathering 20 years...
News - 14 Aug 2019
Researchers from Rutgers University have found how diatoms—a kind of alga that can generate 20% of the atmospheric oxygen—are able to use solar energy for photosynthesis.
News - 12 Aug 2019
Scientists have synthesized plastic-based materials that can make large-scale, profitable, and safe natural gas storage possible and can further hopefully combat global warming.
News - 12 Aug 2019
A new study by scientists at Oregon State University (OSU) has shown that farmlands are the most productive places on Earth for solar energy.
The study, reported on August 7th, 2019, in...
News - 8 Aug 2019
Researchers have discovered that marine bacteria with a unique metabolism may have an important role to play in the way Earth regulates climate.
Headed by scientists at the University of...
News - 2 Aug 2019
British Safety Council welcomes HSE guidance on working in hot weather and looks forward to the regulator’s advice for outdoor employees working in polluted urban air.
As temperatures in...
News - 31 Jul 2019
Steps to conserve groundwater in northwestern India have resulted in unanticipated consequences: Increased air pollution in an area already affected by smog and haze.
A new research exposes how...