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Scientists Use Infrared Emissions as Renewable Energy Source
Science & Tech  (tags: solar energy, thermodynamics, space, science, renewable energy, energy, climate, earth )

Alex
- 44 days ago - dailyfusion.net
Physicists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) envision a device that would harvest energy from Earth's infrared emissions into outer space.
Pine Forest Particles Appear Out of Thin Air, Influence Climate
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, discovery, environment, habitat, interesting, research, scientists, study, world )

Kathy
- 51 days ago - washington.edu
Pine forests are especially magical places for atmospheric chemists. Coniferous trees give off pine-scented vapors that form particles, very quickly and seemingly out of nowhere.
Fracking's Terrifying Water Usage Trends Spell Disaster
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, drought, environment, fracking, water )

Julie
- 69 days ago - commondreams.org
New study shows that fracking boom is happening in places that can least afford to lose precious water supplies
Disappearance of Wildflowers May Have Doomed Ice Age Giants
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, environment, climate, extinction, giants, ice-age, woolly mommoth, woolly rhinoceros )

Giana
- 73 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Flower power may have meant the difference between life and death for some of the extinct giants of the Ice Age, including the mighty woolly mammoth and woolly rhinoceros.
Large Earthquakes Still Possible in the Central United States
Science & Tech  (tags: america, central states, climate, concept, discovery, earth quakes, environment, history, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, scientists, society, study, USGS )

Kit
- 77 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
The region shook in 1811 and 1812, and scientists say it could happen again
Video: Historic California Drought Called a Red Flag for Future of US
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, climate-change, destruction, conservation, nature, politics, research, science, water, study, scientists, society, investigation )

JL
- 79 days ago - csmonitor.com
The California drought, the worst in its history, could have far-reaching impacts for the state and for a nation that is only now starting to cope with climate change, experts say.
Dwarf Planet Ceres in Asteroid Belt May Contain More Freshwater Than Earth By Travis Gettys Thursday, January 23, 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: world, scientists, research, science, society, space, study, technology, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, habitat, health, environment, discovery, climate, astronomy, energy, performance, tech )

O O
- 86 days ago - rawstory.com
Scientists have confirmed signs of water on the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt.A team led by the European Space Agency detected water plumes spewing from two regions of the dwarf planet using the infrared Herschel Space Ob
NY Times: Did Denier 'Intimidation Tactics' Move IPCC To 'Lowball' Sea Level Rise And Climate Sensitivity?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, society, study, world, news, investigation, discovery, climate, climate-change, climatechange, nature, oceans, politics, protection, water, destruction )

JL
- 90 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The New York Times has a must-read article on how and why the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change "seems to be bending over backward to be scientifically conservative" in its forthcoming assessment.
Solar Plane's Round the World Test Flight a Success SOLAR TECHNOLOGY NEWS | JANUARY 6, 2014 BY BRIAN |
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, tech, world, study, society, scientists, science, research, performance, NewTechnology, safety, news, Gizmos, environment, energy, design, concept, computer, climate, business )

Ruth
- 96 days ago - solartribune.com
'One pilot of the world's largest solar plane, Solar Impulse, has completed round-the-world flight simulation lasting 72 hours.'..'The plane has a wingspan of 208 feet, weighs around 3,500 pounds and can fly both at day and night time thanks to 12,000 pv'
JAN 9, 2014 TROY WOLVERTON CES: Ford Demos Solar-Powered Plug-In Car
Science & Tech  (tags: business, climate, computers, concept, design, energy, environment, health, habitat, performance, research, science, scientists, society, study, tech, safety, world, technology, transportation )

Ruth
- 98 days ago - siliconbeat.com
'That's Ford's vision, at least. At the Consumer Electronics Show here, Ford is showing off a prototype of a solar-powered plug-in hybrid. The company has designed a system that will allow the car to use the sun to fully recharge its batteries' in 8 hrs.
Wind Power To Supply 100% Of N.Y. Boarding School's Electricity Needs By Windpower Friday January 10 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: solar-wind energy combined, business, climate, computer, concept, design, energy, environment, Gizmos, habitat, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, scientists, study, tech, world )

Ruth
- 99 days ago - nawindpower.com
'Through a deal with Connecticut-based renewable energy firm Viridian Power Co., The Storm King School (SKS), a New York-based boarding school, has begun consuming electricity that is entirely generated by local wind farms.' PLEASE GO SOLAR WITH WIND!
Indonesian Indigenous Groups Fight Climate Change With GPS Mapping
Science & Tech  (tags: asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, violence, UnitedNations, society, politics, technology, world, science, NewTechnology, interesting, Gizmos, environment, climate, safety )

JL
- 100 days ago - irinnews.org
Indigenous communities in Indonesia are using GPS technology to demarcate the boundaries of their ancestral lands, a move many believe could also help mitigate the negative effects of climate change.
Why the Arctic Is Drunk Right Now
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, Arctic, jet stream, climatechange, science, amplitude, environment )

Nancy
- 102 days ago - motherjones.com
As the Arctic rapidly heats up, however, there's less of a temperature difference between the equator and the poles, and the downhill slope in the atmosphere is accordingly less steep. This creates a weaker jet stream, a jet stream that meanders more or-
Giant Marble Harvests Energy From Sun and Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, climate, design, discovery, energy, environment, NewTechnology, research, science, solar and lunar energy, space )

Kit
- 106 days ago - news.discovery.com
It looks like a giant, glass marble. But this globe is no game. It's a sun-tracking, solar energy concentrator created by Barcelona-based architects and, according to the designers, is able to collect not just sunlight but moonlight as well.
Acidifying Arctic Ocean Threatens Food Web in the North: Research
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, investigation, research, science, scientists, Canada, Arctic, ocean acidification, oceans, pH, climate, climate change, study )

Michael
- 111 days ago - ctvnews.ca
Scientists huddled in a sea ice camp on the Arctic Ocean have produced new evidence that climate change could be threatening the food web in the far North.
 

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