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Where You Live Could Mean 'Greener' Alternatives Do More Harm Than Good

17 hours ago − University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
Whether it's swapping your car for an electric vehicle, or your natural gas furnace for geothermal heating, transitioning from fossil fuels to electric-powered technology is widely believed to be the best way to lower carbon emissions. …
• Wild Yaks - Shaggy Barometers of Climate Change − 17 hours ago
• New Data Provided by Seabed Sediments on the Climate Within the Mediterranean Basin − 17 hours ago
• Amazon Deforestation 'Threshold' Causes Species Loss to Accelerate − 17 hours ago
• NSU Researchers Discover Hurricanes Helped Accelerate Spread of Lionfish − 17 hours ago
• New Models Yield Clearer Picture of Emissions' True Costs − 17 hours ago
• Combined Arctic Ice Observations Show Decades of Loss − Yesterday
• 'No Take Zones' in English Channel Would Benefit Marine Wildlife And the Fishing Industry − Yesterday
• Global Atlas of Environmental Justice Re-launches Website − Yesterday
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New Models Yield Clearer Picture of Emissions' True Costs
DURHAM, N.C. - When its environmental and human health toll is factored in, a gallon of gasoline costs us about $3.80 more than the pump price, a new Duke…
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Combined Arctic Ice Observations Show Decades of Loss

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New Data Provided by Seabed Sediments on the Climate Within the Mediterranean Basin

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NSU Researchers Discover Hurricanes Helped Accelerate Spread of Lionfish

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Lightning Plus Volcanic Ash Make Glass

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'No Take Zones' in English Channel Would Benefit Marine Wildlife And the Fishing Industry
Marine conservationists are increasingly pinning their hopes on marine protected areas (MPAs) to save threatened species and reduce over-fishing. However, while most people agree that stopping some types of…
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02-27-15

Pollution Is Driving Force Behind Growth of Nuisance Algal Scums, Study Finds
Potentially toxic microbes which pose a threat to our drinking water have undergone a dramatic population explosion over the last 200 years as a result of pollution, research involving…
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03-04-15

Global Atlas of Environmental Justice Re-launches Website
The EJOLT project launches today a new phase of the Global Atlas of Environmental Justice, an interactive map that catalogues thousands of localized stories of resistance against damaging projects:…
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Pre-1950 Structures Suffered the Most Damage from August 2014 Napa Quake

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This Week from AGU: Ionosphere Irregularities, Colombian Volcanoes, Salish Sea Nutrients
From AGU's blogs: Study of atmospheric 'froth' may help GPS communications …
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03-04-15

Where You Live Could Mean 'Greener' Alternatives Do More Harm Than Good
Whether it's swapping your car for an electric vehicle, or your natural gas furnace for geothermal heating, transitioning from fossil fuels to electric-powered technology is widely believed to be…
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Climate Change

Wild Yaks - Shaggy Barometers of Climate Change (w/Video)


17 hours ago − Wildlife Conservation Society
• Where You Live Could Mean 'Greener' Alternatives Do More Harm Than Good − 17 hours ago
• New Data Provided by Seabed Sediments on the Climate Within the Mediterranean Basin − 17 hours ago
• NSU Researchers Discover Hurricanes Helped Accelerate Spread of Lionfish − 17 hours ago
• New Models Yield Clearer Picture of Emissions' True Costs − 17 hours ago
• Global Atlas of Environmental Justice Re-launches Website − Yesterday
• Lightning Plus Volcanic Ash Make Glass − Yesterday
 
Hurricane, Toropical Cyclone

NASA-JAXA's TRMM Satellite Sees Rapid Intensification of Category-5 Marcia


12 days ago − NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
• NASA Sees Tropical Cyclone Glenda May Be Developing an Eye − 7 days ago
• NASA Terra Satellite Spots New Tropical Cyclone 14S − 8 days ago
• NASA Adds Up Tropical Cyclone Marcia's Queensland Area Rainfall − 8 days ago
• NASA Sees the Tropical Cyclone Glenda Away from Land − 5 days ago
• NASA Saw Heavy Rainfall in Tropical Cyclone Marcia − 12 days ago
• NASA Sees Heavy Rain in Tropical Cyclone Lam − 12 days ago
 
El Niño, La Niña

El Nino's 'Remote Control' on Hurricanes in the Northeastern Pacific


3 months ago − University of Hawaii at Manoa
• Scientists Investigate Link Between Skyrocketing Sea Slug Populations And Warming Seas − 1 months ago
• Long Series of Droughts Doomed Mexican City 1,000 Years Ago − 1 months ago
• Global Warming Doubles Risk of Extreme La Niña Event, Research Shows − 1 months ago
• NASA, NOAA Find 2014 Warmest Year in Modern Record − 1 months ago
• Small Volcanic Eruptions Partly Explain 'Warming Hiatus' − 1 months ago
• Looking at El Nino's Past to Predict Its Future − 2 months ago
 
Earthquake

Pre-1950 Structures Suffered the Most Damage from August 2014 Napa Quake


Yesterday − Seismological Society of America
• Lightning Plus Volcanic Ash Make Glass − Yesterday
• A New Level of Earthquake Understanding − Yesterday
• EARTH Magazine: Hazard Lingers After South Napa Earthquake − 5 days ago
• EARTH Magazine: on the Trail of Treasure in the Rocky Mountains − 12 days ago
• Study Outlines Impact of Tsunami on the Columbia River − 13 days ago
• This Week from AGU: Oklahoma Earthquake Faults, Earthquake Monitoring, And Sea Ice − 14 days ago
 
Volcano

Ancient Rocks Show Life Could Have Flourished on Earth 3.2 Billion Years Ago


15 days ago − University of Washington
• Understanding the Copper Heart of Volcanoes − 22 days ago
• Seafloor Volcano Pulses May Alter Climate − 27 days ago
• Fossils Survive Volcanic Eruption to Tell Us About the Origin of the Canary Islands − 1 months ago
• Scientists Observe the Earth Grow a New Layer Under an Icelandic Volcano − 2 months ago
• The Deep Carbon Observatory: Quantities, Movements, Forms & Origins of Earth's Carbon − 2 months ago
 
Tsunami

Study Outlines Impact of Tsunami on the Columbia River


13 days ago − Oregon State University
• Earthquakes, Landslides, And Tsunamis, Plus Other New Geology Online Postings − 1 months ago
• EARTH Magazine: Hundreds of Methane Seeps Discovered Along the US East Coast − 2 months ago
• Offshore Islands Amplify, Rather Than Dissipate, a Tsunami's Power − 3 months ago
• Rising Above the Risk: America's First Tsunami Refuge − 4 months ago
• A Global Surge of Great Earthquakes from 2004-2014 And Implications for Cascadia − 4 months ago
 
Ecology

Models Predict Where Lemurs Will Go as Climate Warms


13 days ago − Duke University
• 'No Take Zones' in English Channel Would Benefit Marine Wildlife And the Fishing Industry − Yesterday
• Pollution Is Driving Force Behind Growth of Nuisance Algal Scums, Study Finds − 5 days ago
• Modern Logging Techniques Benefit Rainforest Wildlife − 5 days ago
• Economic Models Provide Insights into Global Sustainability Challenges − 5 days ago
• Flawed Method Puts Tiger Rise in Doubt, Calls for New Approach − 9 days ago
 
Geology, Earth Science

A New Level of Earthquake Understanding


Yesterday − Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
• Lightning Plus Volcanic Ash Make Glass − Yesterday
• Pre-1950 Structures Suffered the Most Damage from August 2014 Napa Quake − Yesterday
• The Sun Has More Impact on the Climate in Cool Periods − 5 days ago
• Greenland Is Melting - the Past Might Tell What the Future Holds − 12 days ago
• Mapping Seascapes in the Deep Ocean − 14 days ago
 
Meteorology

NASA Sees Heavy Rain in Tropical Cyclone Lam


12 days ago − NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
• NASA Satellites Reveal Tropical Cyclone Lam Strengthening − 13 days ago
• NASA Covers Tropical Cyclone Lam's Landfall in Northern Territory − 13 days ago
• NASA Covers Tropical Cyclone Lam's Landfall in Northern Territory − 13 days ago
• NASA Satellites Catch Birth of Tropical Cyclone Lam in Gulf of Carpentaria − 14 days ago
• Global Warming Slowdown: No Systematic Errors in Climate Models − 1 months ago
 
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