- The Fires In Greece As Seen From Space
Hot spots across Southeastern Europe from 21 to 26 August have been detected with instruments aboard ESA satellites, which have been continuously surveying fires burning across the. Working like thermometers in the sky, the Along Track Scanning Radiometer ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 28 2007 - 2:02pm
- Brake Linings, Tires Are Major Source Of Toxic Emissions
In the debate about the climate effects of carbon dioxide emissions from transportation it is assumed that fuel is the key source of pollution from vehicle traffic. “What you seldom think about is the huge amounts of brake linings and tires that are worn o ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 28 2007 - 7:53pm
- Greece Had More Fires In August Than Any European Country In The Last Decade
Weather conditions, including record summer temperatures and hot dry winds, have made parts of the Mediterranean, including Greece and southern Italy, a tinderbox, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization said. Greece has experienced more wildf ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 29 2007 - 2:15pm
- When Science And Religion Work Together
The historic collaboration between leading scientists and Evangelicals to protect the environment, spearheaded by the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) continues ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 29 2007 - 3:24pm
- Africa's Wet Climate Allowed Human Migration
A team of scientists from around the globe has determined that a drastic change in the climate of tropical Africa may have significantly driven early human evolution. Among the findings: A transition from a long period of time (about 135,000 to 75,000 year ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 5 2007 - 3:06pm
- Vacation Gas Fest With 'Homo Sapiens Conveniensis'
As someone who fantasizes about shooting a paint gun at Hummers and other suburban attack vehicles to mark them as hazards to planetary health, I recently succumbed to the most scandalous vacation decision. My husband and I were to drive around the Southw ...
Article - Jane Poynter - Jun 19 2009 - 10:50pm
- Biologists Trying To Save Trout From Extinction Restored Wrong Fish
A new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder indicates biologists trying to save Colorado's native greenback cutthroat trout from extinction over the past several decades through hatchery propagation and restocking efforts have, in most ca ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 6 2007 - 12:33pm
- Acid Rain Redux
The release of sulfur and nitrogen into the atmosphere by power plants and agricultural activities--commonly referred to as acid rain--plays a minor role in making the ocean more acidic on a global scale, but the impact is greatly amplified in the shallowe ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 8 2007 - 9:28pm
- Celebrity Flight-Sharing: The Elite Way To Go Green
It's like car-pooling, but only for the rich and famous who want to show their green credentials. Madonna, the Prince of Wales and 3000 other beautiful people have been invited to join the world's first private flight sharing club. This will allo ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 13 2007 - 12:14pm
- 2003 NASA Study: Soot Fall In Arctic Has 25 Percent Global Warming Impact
Soot's global impact on atmospheric warming: NASA researchers found the amount of sunlight absorbed by soot is two-to-four times larger than previously assumed. Reducing sulfates without reducing soot will exacerbate soot's effect because sulfat ...
Article - Lee Rodgers - Sep 28 2007 - 9:41am