Sunlit Snow Predominant Reason for Arctic Atmosphere Changes

In the Arctic, sunlit snow is the predominant source of atmospheric bromine, the key to unique chemical reactions that purge pollutants and destroy ozone....

Removing 7,000 MW of Coal Plants from the Western Grid is Possible

I don't know if there really is such a thing as clean coal, but based on a study by the Western Electricity Coordinating Council,...

Arctic CO2 Levels Highest in 800,000 Years

CO2 measurements across the Arctic recorded a milestone value of 400 parts per million (ppm), for the first time in 800,000 years. Can you...

Plant-Based Diets Responsible for Higher Greenhouse Gas Emissions Than Thought

Shockingly, a plant-based diet may produce more carbon dioxide that originally thought, leading scientists to question whether a vegetarian diet is any better for...
Cap and Trade Protests - For Good Reason!

Mitigating Climate Change – Regulation or Taxation?

As Americans are becoming more informed on the causes of climate change, they are also getting a better idea on what needs to be...
Hydroelectric Power Generates the Least Amount of Lifecycle Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Carbon Dioxide Emissions of Various Energy Sources

According to climate change scientists, reduction of carbon dioxide emissions is an absolute necessity to address the source of the problem, if it isn’t...

Good News: Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Dropped by 1.1 Percent in 2009

Among the dozen of bad news that keep filling our mailboxes daily, we once in a while read something worth smiling at: the global greenhouse emissions generated by energy use dropped for the first time since 1998, by 1.1 percent. Through this, the economic crisis has its good actions, because it reduced the industrial production and fossil fuel consumption worldwide.

The Importance of Icebergs in Nature-Driven Carbon Sequestration Proven by Scientists

Maybe one of the most important studies showing how the melting of icebergs affects global warming and how these icebergs help the algae sequester carbon dioxide has been published by marine biologist Ken Smith. The research was funded by the National Science Foundation and published in the electronic issue of Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

Man-Caused Greenhouse Gases Emissions Traced Back to Romans and Han Dynasty

According to the United Nations, human induced climate change has started in the 1800s. Researchers at Utrecht University (The Netherlands), however, are convinced that...

Arctic Melt to Release Huge Quantities of Methane, NASA Mission Concludes

The HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations (HIPPO) airborne campaign set out a campaign to see where greenhouse gases come from and where are they stored in...