- Organic Food Leads To Surge In Manure Methane Emissions
The realization that livestock like cows are ruminants- and produce a lot of methane while chewing- was a real boon to vegetarian activists because they got to say curbing meat would mean less global warming. Methane has 23X the warming power of the more p ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 29 2017 - 9:33am
- Exploding Stars: How Atmospheric Ions Cloud Climate Change Studies
Cosmic rays from supernovae can influence Earth´s cloud cover and how that influences climate could be useful for making better models. A new study shows how atmospheric ions, produced by the energetic cosmic rays raining down through the atmosphere,help t ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 19 2017 - 6:30am
- California's Cap-And-Trade Is Great- For Other States
Five years ago, California set out to be a world leader in adopting ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets and created the world's fourth-largest carbon-trading program. Not bad for one state. Except it isn't helping the state, it is subsidiz ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 11 2018 - 10:44am
- The Cooling Effect Of Historic Wildfires
Historically, large atmospheric events like fires and volcanic eruptions have had cooling effects. It is the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", for example, part of which was inspired by the gloom from a volcanic eruption th ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 9 2018 - 2:05pm
- Global Warming Could Lead To Global Beer Shortages By 2100
Beer, the most popular alcoholic drink in the world, consumes around 17% of global barley production, but this share varies across major beer-producing countries; 83% in Brazil to 9% in Australia. What if global warming hits and temperatures rise more than ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 15 2018 - 10:00am
- Space Weather Has A Bigger Impact Than Many Realize, Better Forecasting Will Help
Space weather and its changes to earth's magnetic fields has an outsized impact in Arctic regions through effects on electricity networks, mining operations and shipping. A new technique called Fractional Derivative Rate (FDR) published in Space Weath ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 11 2019 - 10:41am
- European Air Is Clean, But Diesel Black Carbon Could Be An Issue For Respiratory Issue Sufferers On These Streets
Air in England, the United States and most of Europe is now cleaner than it's been in over a century, but you wouldn't know that if you read populist epidemiology claims, which have redefined pollution from PM 10, dangerous soot like black carbon ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 1 2019 - 1:37pm
- Upside To Climate Change? It Might Make Siberia Habitable
To many in the west, Siberia is synonymous with remote winter gulags where dissidents go to die. A new simulation estimates that if climate change occurs according to more aggressive models, the end of the century might see it as a pretty nice place to lov ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 7 2019 - 5:36pm
- Environmental Defense Fund Tortures Bayes To Claim EPA Scientists Are Wrong About Methane From Fertilizer
Industrial processes in the United States produce 8 gigagrams of methane emissions per year, according to experts. But Environmental Defense Fund, using a sensor on a Google street view car, is claiming otherwise in a recent article they paid to publish in ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 14 2019 - 4:33pm
- Fracking Correlated To Radon In Ohio- Here Is Why No One Is Actually At Risk
A study has taken a look at the radii of homes with measured data near natural gas wells and statistically linked that to higher radon. While some in media will use that to sound this week's 'science is killing us' alarm, the reality is that ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jul 16 2019 - 9:47am