The second in a four-part series on China’s carbon neutrality goal of 2060 looks at the nation’s roll-out of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs) and refuelling stations more than a decade ago. The technology’s day in the sun may be arriving. The first part of the series is here.Qingliqingwei, a two-year-old start-up, wagered last year that its business in hydrogen fuel cells was about to pay off.China’s government was increasing its drumbeat of policies to direct the nation to go green, cut…
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D0EE02826F, Paper Hongjie Peng, Michael T. Tang, Xinyan Liu, Philomena Schlexer Lamoureux, Michal Bajdich, Frank Abild-Pedersen Electrochemical reduction of carbon-dioxide/carbon-monoxide (CO (2) R) to fuels and chemicals presents an attractive approach for sustainable chemical synthesis, but it also poses a serious challenge in catalysis. Understanding the key aspects... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Large krill swarms in the Southern Ocean could help remove additional carbon from the atmosphere, in a way that is currently ‘hidden’ in global models. Scientists knew that the carbon-rich …
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An enormous iceberg, called A-68A, has made headlines over the past weeks as it drifts towards South Georgia in the Southern Ocean. New images show the berg is rotating and potentially drifting westwards.
A team of Canadian scientists is urging the federal government to step up its conservation efforts in the eastern Arctic to try and save some of the last remaining year-round sea ice and the undiscovered organisms that live within it.
In her annual policy address on Wednesday, city leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor vowed to set Hong Kong on a path to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, a goal greeted with scepticism by environmental activists, who said the announcement left much to be desired.Chief Executive Lam’s ambitious pledge reflected the recommendations contained in a long-delayed policy report released earlier this month by the city’s environmental advisers, one whose drafting was beset by internal disagreements and…
The Canadian Army celebrated the fifth birthday of a beloved polar bear at the Toronto Zoo by giving the animal a promotion to honorary master corporal.
"Green Light" singer Lorde announced "Going South," a book featuring photos and musings from her 2019 visit to Antarctica.
Sekera, June; Lichtenberger, Andreas (2020): Assessing Carbon Capture: Public Policy, Science, and Societal Need. In Biophys Econ Sust 5 (3), pp. 1–28. DOI: 10.1007/s41247-020-00080-5. "Given the strong, if often unremarked, momentum of demands for public subsidy of these commercial methods, on what cogent bases can elected leaders make decisions that, first and foremost, meet societal needs? To address this question, we reviewed the scientific and technical literature on CDR, focusing on two methods that have gained most legislative traction: point-source capture and direct air capture–which together we term “industrial carbon removal” (ICR), in contrast to biological methods." LINK
President-elect Joe Biden is set to tap Janet Yellen as his Treasury secretary, a pick that could play a defining role in U.S. efforts to slash carbon emissions and prepare the economy for the realities of a warming world.
Coley Glacier in Landsat images from Feb. 4, 2020 and Feb. 13, 2020. Magenta dots indicate the snowline The impact of a period of record warm weather over the Antarctic Peninsula during February 2020 was rapid development of melt features and expansion of melt area on many glaciers near the tip of the Peninsula, where the temperature records were set at Esperenza and Marambio Base. Here we examine Landsat imagery at Coley …
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New Zealand Carbon Farming founders Matt Walsh (left) and Bruce Miller.
ONE OF New Zealand biggest carbon farmers say New Zealand can have its carbon cake and eat it too.
Amador, Giana; Jacobson, Rory; Kosar, Ugbaard; Simonelli, Lucia; Steeves, Tim; Suarez, Vanessa et al. (2020): Transition Book. Priorities for Administrative Action on Carbon Removal in 2021+. Edited by Emily Reich. Carbon180. "The next administration will need to take bold action in 2021 and beyond to drastically and swiftly reduce emissions across all sectors of the economy. This report serves as a guide for transition teams as they explore pathways for administrative action on climate." LINK
The polar bear looks perfectly comfortable being near humans, checks them out briefly and then casually crosses the road in the small, remote town of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.
Phytoplankton, tiny single-celled algae, anchor marine food webs throughout Earth's oceans. Now, new research suggests the tiny free-floating microorganisms play a central role in the functioning Arctic marine ecosystem.
CARBON prices are continuing to climb, with sellers now seeking up to $35.90 for spot NZUs.
The head of the world's largest brewing company yesterday downplayed the need to price carbon as part of the global effort to avert the worst impacts of climate change.
Lion's powerhouse beer brand Steinlager has gone carbon zero.
The move is believed to be the country's first mainstream beer brand to be carbon zero-certified.
To achieve this, Lion says Steinlager ...
Australian Antarctic Division is looking for 150 people to fill positions such as mechanics, plant operators, electricians and station leaders for a campaign that begins on December 9.
The PM today heralded a 'green industrial revolution' as he launched a ten-point, £12billion plan for the environment, saying it could create 250,000 jobs and slash the country's carbon emissions.
November 18, 2020 7:06 AM China will fulfil its pledge to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060.
The Prime Minister (pictured holding an electric car charger) will herald a 'green industrial revolution' that could create 250,000 jobs and slash the country's carbon emissions.
The Trump Administration is taking steps toward a lease sale within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, an area United States President-elect Joe Biden has said he would move to protect from oil and gas drilling.Chad Padgett, state...
Gangotri Glacier snowline averaging 5600 m on Oct. 16, 2020 in Landsat image, magenta dots indicate the snowline. Yellow line is the Randolph Glacier Inventory margin. Tributaries: K=Kirti; G=Ghanohim, Su=Sumeru, M=Maiandi, S=Swachhand. Gangotri Glacier, India is in the Bhagirathi River watershed and is the largest glacier in the Garhwal Range of the Himalaya. Gangotri Glacier supports hydropower as its meltwater runoff passes through three hydropower plants generating 1430 Megawatts including …
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INTERNATIONAL interest is growing in New Zealand's carbon market is growing as units hit record prices.
Whether sledding with his dog team across the frozen ocean north of the Arctic Circle or driving his snowmobile over a land in darkness, the self-taught singer-songwriter says he's "always thinking about music."
Today, ESA signed contracts with Thales Alenia Space in France and in Italy, and Airbus in Spain to build three of the new high-priority Copernicus satellite missions: CHIME, CIMR and LSTM, respectively. Each mission is set to help address different major environmental challenges such as sustainable agriculture management, food security, the monitoring of polar ice supporting the EU Integrated Policy for the Arctic, and all will be used to understand climate change.
"What our (extremely arduous) journey to find carbon removal offsets tells us about the state of voluntary carbon markets today, and some ideas about how we can fix them." LINK
As the Antarctic continues to heat and melt, these processes can make it worse.
Rivers of warm air transported across the atmosphere have been found to play a major role in the appearance of vast areas of open water in Antarctic sea ice
November 11, 2020 5:00 AM QILIAN MOUNTAINS (Gansu) • Glaciers in China's bleak Qilian mountains are disappearing at a shocking rate as global warming brings unpredictable change and raises the prospect of crippling, long-term water shortages, according to scientists.
Scientists are shocked by the rate at which glaciers in northern China’s Qilian mountains are disappearing as global warming brings unpredictable change and raises the prospect of crippling, long-term water shortages.The largest glacier in the 800km (500 mile) mountain chain on the arid northeastern edge of the Tibetan plateau has retreated about 450 metres since the 1950s, when researchers set up China’s first monitoring station to study it. The 20 sq km glacier, known as Laohugou No 12, has…
On cue, the Coalition has deployed its favourite scare tactic in response to new global pressure on emissions – and even recruited some new muscle.
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Mount Cayley Glacier (MC) and Brandywine Glacier (B) near Callaghan Lake (CL) in 1985 and 2020 Landsat Images. Yellow arrow indicates 2020 terminus, red arrow indicates 1985 terminus location. Mount Cayley Glacier and Brandywine Glacier drain the northeast flanks of Mount Cayley and Brandywine Mountain in the Coast Range, 25 km west of Whistler, BC. Both glaciers drain in to Callaghan Creek, a tributary to Cheakamus Rover. Retreat of Mount …
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President Xi Jinping told the United Nations at the end of September that China was ready to take a global leadership role in ecological governance. But a month later that did not translate into a policy shift in Antarctica, as Beijing sided with Moscow to block the introduction of three marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean.Environmentalists said they were disappointed by the failure to reach a consensus at an annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine…
A Russian expert told The Moscow Times that sea-ice coverage is shrinking 10% each decade.
Scientists in northern Russia have discovered a huge walrus haulout on the shores of the Kara Sea where their habitat is under threat from shrinking ice and human activity. The haulout, a place of refuge where walruses congregate, reproduce, and socialise, is located in a remote corner of Russia's Yamal peninsula, and scientists say they counted over 3,000 animals there last month. Walrus haulouts have traditionally been located on drifting sea ice or on Arctic islands, scientists say.
This year is on track to be among the hottest years ever.
A giant iceberg the size of the state of Delaware is floating toward the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, raising fears it could indirectly endanger young wildlife.
The RRS James Clark Ross departs the Port of Harwich today (Thursday 5 November) beginning its five-and-a-half-month mission to deliver scientific and operational staff to Antarctica, and to resupply the …
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A vast area of the Arctic Ocean remains ice free as November begins, far later in the season than is typical. The monthly average ice extent for October is the lowest in the satellite record. On October 24, a record … Continue reading →
These huge masses of ice flow like rivers, and one once hid a Cold War-era city.
Fabiano Ventura is exploring the rooftops of the world to recreate 19th-century photographs of Alpine glaciers. The juxtaposition of then and now makes for a dramatic view of our warming planet.
"Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (hereinafter “Toshiba ESS”) announced today that it has started the operation of a large-scale carbon capture facility at Mikawa Power Plant (capacity: 50,000 kW) operated by Toshiba ESS's subsidiary, SIGMA POWER Ariake Corporation, in Omuta, Fukuoka prefecture." LINK
An iceberg is heading towards the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. A68a – the size of the UK county of Somerset – broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf …
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Britain’s new polar ship, the Sir David Attenborough, headed for the open seas on Tuesday to start trials after a storm delay, before making its maiden voyage to Antarctica next year for climate change research.The £200 million (US$260 million) state-of-the-art polar research vessel, with its red hull and a bright yellow crane on its stern, sailed past Liverpool’s historic docks and out into the sea, headed for north Wales.Officially the ship is named after the veteran BBC naturalist, but to…
November 03, 2020 8:13 PM The ship has headed for the open seas to start trials before its maiden voyage to Antarctica next year.
The new polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough begins technical trials
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This month’s open thread for climate science. As if there wasn’t enough going on, we have still more hurricanes in the Atlantic, temperature records tumbling despite La Niña, Arctic sea ice that doesn’t want to reform, bushfire season kicking off in the Southern Hemisphere while we are barely done with it in the North… Welcome […]
The Laptev Sea has not yet formed sea ice for the first time since records began.
S. Julio Friedmann, Zhiyuan Fan, Zachary Byrum, Emeka Ochu, Amar Bhardwaj, and Hadia Sheerazi (2020): Levelized Cost of Carbon Abatement: An Improved Cost-Assessment Methodology for a Net-Zero Emissions World. Carbon Management Research Initiative at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy. October 2020. "This paper, from the Carbon Management Research Initiative at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, puts forward a levelized cost of carbon abatement, LCCA, an improved methodology for comparing technologies and policies based on the cost of carbon abatement." LINK
Knock-on effects of melting sea ice in the Arctic may be to blame for a spate of gray whale deaths along their migration route from Mexico to Alaska.
The polar regions have experienced the most rapid rates of warming in recent years. Expected consequences due to this warming include the loss of sea ice, threats to wildlife, increased emissions and extreme weather. In response to this, ESA and the European Commission have come together to organise the first-ever European Polar Science Week dedicated to discussing how Earth observation can be utilised to monitor and protect this fragile environment.
WASHINGTON: Much of the diversity seen in modern dog populations was already present around the time the last Ice Age had ended 11,000 years ago, a global study of ancient DNA revealed Thursday.
As more countries get behind carbon neutral targets - Scott Morrison stands alone as the only world leader who thinks economic recovery can be built on fossil fuels.
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The Marines and sailors of the "Teufelhunden Battalion" are preparing to conduct bilateral arctic warfare training alongside Norwegian troops, the Marines announced.
Man and dog have been best friends for so long that by the end of the Ice Age there were five different types of dog, new research has found. After molecular evidence showed all dogs are descended from the gray wolf, the new findings have shed more light on how different lineages of canine went on to develop. Diversity among dogs first developed while humans were still hunters and gatherers, according to a study conducted by the Francis Crick Institute at the University of Oxford. Dogs were domesticated around 15,000 years ago and spread across large parts of the world within 4,000 years, according to Dr Anders Bergström, a researcher at the Crick’s ancient genomics laboratory and the lead author of the study. “We can see in the genomes that by at least 11,000 years ago, they had already started...
"Very reluctantly, Hunt would now be willing to consider putting an aerosol (probably sulfur dioxide) into the stratosphere over the Arctic Ocean to reflect enough incoming sunlight to hold the local temperature down." LINK
The key missions recording the loss of thickness in glaciers and sea-ice won't last the decade.
A record-breaking Sahara dust storm that spread harmful air pollution across parts of North America in June 2020 was caused by winds linked to melting Arctic sea ice
She's graced some of the world's most famous stages singing the songs which have landed her chart-toppers around the globe and two Grammy Awards.
And while Lorde - real name Ella Yelich-O'Connor - keeps ...
"Carbon Engineering CEO Steve Oldham speaks with Edward Emerson, Head of Global Commodities Trading, as part of the Goldman Sachs 2020 Carbonomics Conference." LINK
By GAVIN EVANS | Natural gas, especially when combined with carbon capture use and storage, can play a critical role meeting the world's net-zero carbon targets, BP economist Michael Cohen says.
Researchers from McGill University found that ice sheets at opposite ends of the Earth can influence one another by tweaking sea levels in surrounding waters.
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Fajardy, M., J. Morris, A. Gurgel, H. Herzog, N. MacDowell, S. Paltsev (2020): The economics of bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) deployment in a 1.5°C or 2°C world. Joint Program Report Series Report 345. (http://globalchange.mit.edu/publication/17489). "Here we focus on quantifying the potential scale of BECCS and its impact on the economy, taking into account technology and economic considerations, but excluding sustainability and political aspects." LINK
Applications for PhD projects with British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are now open for October 2021 admission. There are currently over 100 PhD students associated with BAS, working on a huge variety …
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Dr. Michael Freilich, second from right, speaks in 2013 about the handoff of Landsat 8 to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The new U.S.-European satellite, which will continue the monitoring of global sea level and its changes over time, was launched from French Guiana. The satellite was formally renamed Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich earlier this year, following Dr. Freilich’s untimely death from cancer not long after his retirement from Federal service.
The mission’s new name was a fitting tribute to Dr. Freilich, a pioneer in space-based oceanography and longtime leader of NASA’s Earth Science Division. He was a visionary leader in the field of Earth science, and a valued and longstanding partner of USGS and countless organizations and individuals involved in Earth observations.
It is fitting...
The data, from the University of Maine's Climate Reanlayzer, is an average figure for the entire Arctic, an area measuring some 7.7 million square miles.
Environmental groups say a new ban on a highly polluting shipping fuel in Arctic waters is full of gaps and Canada should not make use of loopholes in the new regulations for heavy fuel oil.
Environmental groups say new regulations on ships carrying polluting oils in the Arctic don't go far enough.
Watch the final sunset in Utqiaġvik, a city on the northern tip of Alaska, before the "polar night" brings over two months of darkness.
The sun set for the last time this year in the remote Alaskan city of Utqiaġvik on Wednesday, marking the start of a 66-day period of “polar night.”
The city of Utqiaġvik, Alaska, experienced its last sunset on Wednesday afternoon due to 'polar nights,' an annual phenomenon that plunges the city in darkness for 66 days
Deadline: 07. December 2020 "The new postdoctoral research will work with Dr. Morrow and the current postdoctoral researcher to: design, execute, and publish studies using ICRLP’s extended version of GCAM help the team extend GCAM further to incorporate other approaches to carbon removal" LINK
Ice skating, ice fishing, snowmobiling: These iconic winter activities are a way of life for many cold-climate communities. But in some regions, they may be on thin ice — literally.
TPG telecom launches a new low-cost, carbon neutral and 100% renewably powered mobile brand, called felix.
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The Prime Minister launched a £12billion plan for the environment today, saying it could create 250,000 jobs and significantly slash the country's carbon emissions.
CARBON prices are hitting new highs, with spot NZUs trading at $35.70 on CommTrade this morning.
Today (18 November) marks the first Polar Pride – a celebration of the contribution of LGBTQ+ people in the overseas territories including British Antarctic Territory and South Georgia & the …
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British Antarctic Survey contributes to new international study that finds a surprising increase in the amount of dense water sinking near Antarctica, following 50 years of decline. Dense water formed …
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Fresh pledges from some of the world's largest polluters to slash emissions further may curb European Union plans to start a carbon border levy.
Officials hope to auction off leases before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. He has pledged to protect the pristine landscape that's home to polar bears and migrating caribou.
The Trump administration moved this week to lock in oil and gas leases at Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by asking companies to stake claims on tracts in the wilderness area.
The Trump administration on Monday called for oil companies to pick spots where they'd like to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, launching a leasing process it aims to finish just before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
Thwaites Glacier in western Antarctica is in serious danger. It's swiftly melting, and a collapse could cause a dramatic increase in sea level rise.
The Army should move faster to get vehicles that can operate in harsh Arctic conditions, Senate appropriators said in the Defense Subcommittee's version of the FY21 defense spending bill.
In late October, while many of us in Asia were doomscrolling on Twitter and glued to cable news as we counted down to the elections in the United States, something happened that arguably bore more significance to the region.Japan and South Korea, two of Asia’s most industrialised economies, in quick succession pledged to make their countries carbon neutral by 2050.Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, in his maiden speech to the legislature, said the country needed to adopt a “shift in…
Shell Canada is letting carbon-conscious customers get their two cents in for the environment while filling up at one of its 1,400 stations across Canada.
Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (2020): Consultation Document. "The recommendations published in the Taskforce’s Consultation Document aim to identify the infrastructure solutions necessary to scale the voluntary carbon markets. These are recommendations for the private-sector, developed by both current and potential market users, to ensure this market can deliver to the needs of its participants without compromising the integrity of decarbonization." LINK
An Alaska company plans to start seismic work in a coastal area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge starting in late December.
November 10, 2020 7:46 AM The largest glacier has shrunk by about 7 per cent since measurements began, with melting accelerating in recent years.
Rosa, Lorenzo; Reimer, Jeffrey A.; Went, Marjorie S.; D’Odorico, Paolo (2020): Hydrological limits to carbon capture and storage. In Nat Sustain 3 (8), pp. 658–666. DOI: 10.1038/s41893-020-0532-7. "Here we simulate the impacts on water resources that would result from retrofitting global CFPPs with four different CCS technologies. We find that 43% of the global CFPP capacity experiences water scarcity for at least one month per year and 32% experiences scarcity for five or more months per year." LINK
[Seychelles News Agency] A scientist from Oxford University is expected to start a mapping exercise in Seychelles next year in areas containing seagrass meadows as part of a project to collect data on their carbon uptake capacity.
The Last Ice tells the story of Inuit communities fighting for their way of life as the Arctic Ocean melts more and more.
"This study builds on Professor Duarte’s research, featured in Nature, on ocean restoration by further assessing the role of seaweed aquaculture as a key recovery wedge for the world’s oceans and the climate. These efforts will set the robust scientific foundation to support the development of a new voluntary carbon protocol for seaweed aquaculture, which will be a public good and allow seaweed farmers to monetize the carbon impact of their activities for the first time." LINK
In an Australian first, Melbourne has become home to the new, revolutionary, zero-carbon, off-grid streetfood kitchen.
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A pair of surfers on the northwestern tip of Ireland made an unusual discovery washed up on shore -- a time capsule tossed into an Arctic ice floe by the crew of a Russian ship.
New research, published Thursday in the journal Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, suggest the widest trees dominate carbon storage in the forests of Oregon and Washington State.
The world’s biggest iceberg is on a collision course with a remote South Atlantic island that is home to thousands of penguins and seals, and could impede their ability to gather food, scientists said on Wednesday.Icebergs naturally break off from Antarctica into the ocean, but climate change has accelerated the process – in this case, with potentially devastating consequences for abundant wildlife in the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia.Shaped like a closed hand with a pointing…
As a major global investor, I carefully watched how the United Nations General Assembly presidential speeches by Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro and then US President Donald Trump were suddenly upstaged by Chinese President Xi Jinping’s contrasting tone of hope as he pledged to cut carbon emissions.
Faced with our greatest single global threat, man-made climate change, Xi has much more power to change the future than Trump, who claimed China invented global warming and promised to bring back…
The world's biggest iceberg, known as A68a, is bearing down on the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia in the South Atlantic Ocean.The iceberg has drifted about 4000km north from Antarctica towards the large isolated island,...
[Namibian] CABINET has tasked the Environment Investment Fund of Namibia to facilitate and raise N$5 billion in low-carbon industries for the next 10 years.
Rosa, Lorenzo; Sanchez, Daniel L.; Realmonte, Giulia; Baldocchi, Dennis; D'Odorico, Paolo (2020): The water footprint of carbon capture and storage technologies. In Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, p. 110511. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2020.110511. "This study presents the water footprints (m3 water per tonne CO2 captured) of four prominent CCS technologies: Post-combustion CCS, Pre-combustion CCS, Direct Air CCS, and Bioenergy with CCS. Depending on technology, the water footprint of CCS ranges from 0.74 to 575 m3 H2O/tonne CO2." LINK
An 18-year-old woman died in a scuba diving accident at Montana's Glacier National Park on Sunday.
An 18-year-old woman died and a 22-year-old man had to be treated for decompression sickness after a scuba diving accident that took place in Lake McDonald in Montana on Sunday.
November 03, 2020 5:22 PM SINGAPORE - The recent pledges by China, Japan and South Korea to go carbon neutral are a major boost to global action on climate change and could prompt other nations to back more ambitious plans to cut carbon emissions, the United Nations climate chief has said.
An 18-year-old Montan woman died Sunday while scuba diving in Lake McDonald at Glacier National Park, park officials said.
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star will deploy to the Arctic Ocean instead of its usual winter mission to the Antarctic region, the Coast Guard announced.
Delegates attending an international meeting meant to protect Antarctic ocean life dashed conservationists' hopes for new marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean.
Sailboat Chocolate is said to be the 99 per cent free of carbon emissions - although the downside is that it costs more than £8 for a small bar.
In late October, sea ice off Siberia has only now begun to start freezing — an unprecedented situation for that part of the Arctic
Simulations from the latest climate models have suggested that the Earth’s climate might be more...
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WASHINGTON - Much of the diversity seen in modern dog populations was already present around the time the last Ice Age had ended 11,000 years ago, a global study of ancient DNA revealed Thursday.
Researchers mapped the genomes of 27 ancient dogs spanning back 11,000 years and found five distinct ancestries dating back to the end of the Ice Age.
October 29, 2020 2:38 PM The glacier formed around 2,500 years ago and glaciologists believe the oldest ice of the glacier to be 500 years old.
Baqupu Glacier in Landsat images from 1998 and 2020 indicating the expansion of supraglacial lakes in the terminus zone. Purples dots indicate the snowline in October of each year. Baqupu Glacier is in the Poiqu River watershed in southern Tibet, China. The Poiqu River becomes the Bhote Koshi as it crosses into Nepal before joining the Sun Koshi River. The terminus of the glacier extending from 4500-4800 m is debris …
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