If developed, the field on state land east of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska could significantly boost the flow of oil through the trans-Alaska pipeline system.
A solar fuel cell that produces carbon monoxide and hydrogen is light enough to float on water, which could help address the shortage of land available for solar projects
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D2EE01458K, Perspective Open Access   This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Amy L. Speelman, James B. Gerken, Spencer Heins, Eric S Wiedner, Shannon S Stahl, Aaron M Appel Molecular electrocatalysts for energy-related transformations offer unique opportunities to elucidate mechanistic principles that contribute to improved rates and energy efficiency. New catalysts for electrochemical alcohol oxidation in non-aqueous conditions have... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
A scientist in Ukraine warns that the reactor at Europe’s largest nuclear power station is designed to protect against some threats, but not shelling
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D1EE03730G, Paper Hassina Tabassum, Shreya Mukherjee, Junjie Chen, Domoina Holiharimanana, Stavros Karakalos, Xiaoxuan Yang, Sooyeon Hwang, Tianyu Zhang, Bo Lu, Min Chen, Tang Zhong, Eleni Kyriakidou, Qingfeng Ge, Gang Wu Hydrogen (H2) is a prospective zero-carbon, high-energy-density fuel to generate power and clean energy instead of using fossil fuels. Ammonia (NH3) is a promising H2 (17.7%) carrier which can easily... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
There are expected to be 3.7 billion air conditioners in operation by 2050. Using propane as the refrigerant could prevent a significant amount of climate warming by the end of the century
Hybridization isn’t as rare as you think, and it’s a tactic some animals can use to weather global warming
Nature, Published online: 15 August 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-02192-yPhD student Gianluca Torta contributes to green recycling by extracting rare-earth metals from industrial landfill for reuse in electric motors.
A global energy crisis has been building for nearly a year, after the post-Covid rebound...
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The lawsuit comes just over a year after a DeHavilland Beaver floatplane crashed into treetops on a steep slope in Misty Fjords National Monument Wilderness, about 12 miles northeast of Ketchikan.
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D2EE01427K, Paper Open Access   This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Hengzhou Liu, Naveen Agrawal, Arna Ganguly, Yifu Chen, Jungkuk Lee, Jiaqi Yu, Wenyu Huang, Mark M Wright, Michael Janik, Wenzhen Li Water electrolysis using renewable energy inputs is being actively pursued as a green route for hydrogen production. However, it is limited by the high energy consumption due to the sluggish... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
An extinct volcano’s underground reservoir in Mississippi has supplied CO2 to US beverage makers and food processing companies for decades. But natural contamination has exacerbated an ongoing CO2 shortage
Scientists and medical experts weigh in on how to recognize the signs of heat-related illness and avoid the worst health impacts from increasingly intense heat waves
A growing population and climate change means the UK needs to consider long-term measures like major reservoirs and water transfers, not just short-term fixes like hosepipe bans
Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson launches an investigation into the hiring of the former health director. Also, a new report looks at possible causes of the 2020 plane crash that killed a Soldotna representative and six others. And Denali National Park gets some mid-summer snowfall.
Optimised for fusion research, millimetre-wave beam technology could be adapted to access the heat that lies several kilometres below Earth's surface, says Eugene Linden
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A proposal to make better use of fallen leaves and dead trees in urban areas in the US could cut carbon emissions, though it may not be practical
Inside were 11 notes written by Juneau kids back in 2006.
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Advance Article DOI : 10.1039/D2EE01830F, Comment Rohan Sartape, Aditya Prajapati, Nishithan C. Kani, Tomás Rojas, Naveen K. Dandu, Pratik Dhakal, Amey S. Thorat, Jiahan Xie, Ivan Bessa, Miguel T. Galante, Marcio H. S. Andrade, Robert T. Somich, Marcio V. Rebouças, Gus T. Hutras, Nathália Diniz, Anh T. Ngo, Jindal Shah, Meenesh R. Singh Prajapati et al. developed a novel, robust, modular and industrially-scalable CO 2 capture process that utilizes a migration-assisted moisture gradient (MAMG) process. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Advance Article DOI : 10.1039/D2EE90046G, Correction Open Access   This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Xiaojiang Mu, Jianhua Zhou, Pengfei Wang, Huan Chen, Tingting Yang, Siyi Chen, Lei Miao, Takao Mori To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
An analysis of the 200 largest fossil fuel companies suggests that just 10 shareholders could influence the fate of nearly half of the world's remaining fossil fuels
The US senate is set to pass the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which would include the largest climate spending package in US history. How big of an effect could it have?
Scientists say that purslane could help humans adapt to climate change.
A new report shows that plant-based meats and similar mimics could be the most cost-effective approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Advance Article DOI : 10.1039/D2EE90044K, Correction Open Access   This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Sam Uden, Robert Socolow, Chris Greig To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
The climate-warming pollution from wildfires in the first half of 2022 in the EU and UK has been on a par with the annual emissions of Cyprus
The Reef Company, backed by IBM and Microsoft, hopes to offset carbon emissions and support coastal economies by restoring coral reef ecosystems
The seasonal decline in Arctic sea ice extent from mid-July onward has proceeded at a near average pace. Extent is currently well below average, but above that observed for recent years. Extent is particularly low in the Laptev Sea sector, … Continue reading →
Federal funding is set to boost Internet access in rural Alaska. Without the state's Ocean Rangers program, Glacier Bay National Park turns to independent inspectors. And the Anchorage Assembly now has a process to remove a mayor for a breach of public trust.
Park scientist Scott Gende said the Ocean Rangers were essential to the park’s tourism structure.
The massive gas line plan has been on the table for as long as Alaska has been an energy state, though the steep costs of constructing the pipeline have long been too prohibitive to make it a reality.
Health officials announce Alaska's first case of monkeypox. Ranchers near Delta Junction look for answers after one of their cows was found killed. And as countries around the world look for alternatives to Russian oil, could Alaska could be a source of liquefied natural gas?
Solid state drives use far less power than hard disc drives. But a new study unexpectedly reveals that their lifetime carbon footprint is much higher than their hard disc cousins, raising difficult questions for the computer industry
Long considered trivial, the effects of rocket launches and reentering space debris on global warming and ozone loss could soon become too large to ignore
The estimate is thought to be on the low side, because climate models are not doing a good job of reproducing how fast temperatures have risen in western Europe
That's not because Girdwood doesn't need more housing. Most there agree it does. But the city's plan to develop 60 acres near Glacier Creek into more than a hundred homes does not include any units cheaper than half a million dollars.
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D1EE03804D, Analysis Haider Niaz, Mohammad H. Shams, Jay Liu, Fengqi You Bitcoin mining requires a significant amount of electricity to validate blocks, increasing greenhouse gas emissions. Therefore, major countries such as China, Iran, Russia, Turkey, and Vietnam are banning bitcoin mining... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Murujuga in Western Australia holds more than 2 million engravings that have been added over at least 50,000 years - and may provide a glimpse into how the region's climate and vegetation have changed
Nature, Published online: 27 July 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-02064-5Nature highlights three key graphics from the week in science and research.
Economic losses from flooding in China at 2C of global warming could be double those...
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Not accounting for aviation’s non-CO2 effects such as contrails could ignore 90 per cent of future flights’ contribution to climate change
Climate change will make it harder for the world’s poorest people to migrate – leaving...
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To adapt to climate change, the UK needs to install “passive cooling” mechanisms in homes, such as window shades and improved ventilation systems
Cartagena/Geneva, 22 July 2022 (WMO) - Extreme weather and climate change impacts including mega-drought, extreme rainfall, land and marine heatwaves and glacier melt are affecting the Latin America and the Caribbean region, from the Amazon to the Andes and from Pacific and Atlantic Ocean waters to the snowy depths of Patagonia.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) State of the Climate in Latin America and the Caribbean 2021 highlighted the far-reaching repercussions for ecosystems, food and water security, human health and poverty.
Deforestation rates were the highest...
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D2EE00771A, Paper Manali S. Zantye, Akhilesh Gandhi, Yifan Wang, Sai Pushpitha Vudata, Debangsu Bhattacharyya, M. M. Faruque Hasan Increasing renewable energy requires improving the electricity grid flexibility. Existing measures include power plant cycling and grid-level energy storage, but they incur high operational and investment costs. Using a systems... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Lamplugh Glacier, Alaska in 2015 (before) and 2016 (after) landslide in Landsat images. The Landslide covered 17 km2 of the glacier, yellow dots. B=Brady, L=Lamplugh, R=Reid Glacier. Ice whether as permafrost, in a glacier, filling cracks or coating surfaces literally helps stabilize materials on mountain slopes. Climbers who ascend glaciated peaks have long practiced early starts to avoid the heat of the day. The goal to avoid falling, rock, ice …
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Population growth, climate change and the urban heat island effect are combining to put more people at risk
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D2EE01023B, Analysis Open Access   This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Tom Terlouw, Christian Bauer, Russell McKenna, Marco Mazzotti Low-carbon (green) hydrogen can be generated via water electrolysis using photovoltaic, wind, hydropower, or decarbonized grid electricity. This work quantifies current and future costs as well as environmental burdens of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
The findings mean that penguins may struggle to adapt under rapid climate change, researchers say.
Heathrow Airport has provisionally recorded a temperature of 40.2°C, an event that would be extremely unlikely without climate change, and scientists warn that heatwaves will only get worse
The search for Mary Dawn Wilson had been going on since early Thursday morning, when Troopers got a report that her car had been found stuck in a spot about seven miles in on the Stampede Trail, near Denali National Park and Preserve. Troopers say rescuers found Wilson’s two-year-old grandson locked inside the vehicle. The child appeared to be good health, and has since been handed over to the Office of Children’s Services.
The Georgetown University biologist studies how climate change contributes to the emergence of new zoonotic threats.
Some bacteria living in the Southern Ocean can only adapt to temperatures about 2°C above what they usually live in, and other organisms could face similar limits adapting to higher temperatures
Scientists and officials are advising hikers to be careful around the ice cave.
An analysis of two decades of satellite data shows that forests in arid, tropical and temperate regions are becoming less able to bounce back after events such as drought and logging
Nature, Published online: 13 July 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-01841-6In regions of the globe at middle and high latitudes, glacial periods have waxed and waned for hundreds of millennia. Glacier-derived sediment in a Peruvian lake suggests that tropical glaciers have moved to a similar beat.
Precipitation has increased by 20 inches a year in the last century and will keep rising. Ocean warming will stress marine ecosystems. More landslides will happen as the region gets warmer and wetter.
As the sun dips lower on the horizon, air temperatures over the central Arctic Ocean are dropping to near freezing conditions. Further retreat of the ice cover will largely depend on ocean temperatures and wind patterns that can either compact … Continue reading →
On Tuesday 16 August, US president Joe Biden signed a bill into law that he...
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Greenland’s variegated snailfish produces antifreeze proteins that stop large ice crystal formation, keeping the animal’s blood like a slushie, instead of frozen solid
Rain forecast this week will not be enough to end Europe's drought, which could be the worst the continent has had in 500 years.
Nature, Published online: 16 August 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-02199-5Europe’s energy crisis — climate community must speak up
Ice can keep an amazing record of past climate on Earth. The problem is that we haven't found ice older that are reliably older than ~800,000 years. New research may push that number back to almost 5 million years.
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D2EE01797K, Paper Ying Guo, Rong Zhang, Shaoce Zhang, Hu Hong, Yuwei Zhao, Zhaodong Huang, Cuiping Han, Hongfei Li, Chunyi Zhi Direct electrochemical two-electron oxygen reduction (2eORR) into H2O2 provides a promising alternative for on-site green H2O2 production to the predominant anthraquinone oxidation technology. Oxidized carbon materials have demonstrated their impressive... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
This is not just a problem for polar bears. That's because what happens in the Arctic does not stay in the Arctic.
To measure the rate of change, researchers looked at satellite images of the glaciers from 1984 to 2021 and recorded how the ends of the glaciers were moving from year to year.
The Arctic is very sensitive to climate change. In the last 40 years, the region has warmed much more rapidly than the Earth as a whole, a new study finds.
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Advance Article DOI : 10.1039/D2EE01676A, Paper Open Access   This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Guijun Ma, Songpei Xu, Benben Jiang, Cheng Cheng, Xin Yang, Yue Shen, Tao Yang, Yunhui Huang, Han Ding, Ye Yuan We have developed a high-performance deep transfer learning framework to predict the health status of lithium-ion batteries for each end-user at any charge–discharge cycle. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Here's how they responded, in their own words.
“Arctic amplification” may be stronger than previously thought, according to new research. The phenomenon means...
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Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D1EE03975J, Communication Open Access   This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Han Gil Seo, Anna Friederike Staerz, Dennis S Kim, Dino Klotz, Clement Nicollet, Michael Xu, James M LeBeau, Harry L. Tuller Solid oxide fuel cells have the potential to render the conversion from fuel to electrical energy more efficienct while lowering emissions. The technology, however, suffers from performance degradation due to... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Around of a fifth of global methane emissions come from rotting landfills. Satellites have now spotted some particularly large emitters
A new study suggests that the expelled mucus from sponges could support biodiversity in coral reefs and other seafloor ecosystems.
Lizards born to parents that experienced persistent heat had shortened telomeres, a genetic weathering that typically happens with age but can also be exacerbated by stress.
Of pathogens known to have infected humans, more than half may be aggravated by factors such as rising temperatures and precipitation changes, a study finds.
Researchers have found more than a thousand ways ten climate hazards could aggravate transmissible diseases, from flooding to heatwaves
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Advance Article DOI : 10.1039/D2EE00555G, Comment Juan Casado The title study lacks practical feasibility since it mostly ignores O 2 released with CO 2 ; underestimates the impact of vapour, SOx, and NOx on the system; anodes are unstable vs O 2 evolution, and the total voltage does not match the quoted voltage. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Nature, Published online: 08 August 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-02141-9More settlements will suffer as heavy rains and unregulated construction destabilize slopes in the tropics, models show.
Advocates demand that Anchorage police officers carry the opioid overdose reversing medication Narcan. Indigenous leaders respond after parents sue over a school's use of tribal values. And tourists find a time capsule from 2006 near Juneau's Mendenhall Glacier.
This week on State of Art we're joined by local singer-songwriter Emma Hill who tells us about her project "Park Songs." Hill spent months travelling around the U.S. and Canada visiting national parks, recording notes and melodies along the way. The project is a combination of music, travelogue and advocacy for parklands. In this episode we also learn about Galway Days. Peggy Monaghan from the Irish Club of Alaska tells us about the upcoming celebration of Irish culture.
This data can help the park predict how the changing glaciers will impact wildlife and tourism.
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D2EE01334G, Paper Yu Zhao, Xia-Guang Zhang, Bodappa Nataraju, Weimin Yang, Qian Liang, Petar Radjenovic, Yao-Hui Wang, Yue-Jiao Zhang, Jin-Chao Dong, Zhong-qun Tian, Jian-Feng Li Cupric materials are known to catalyze the electrochemical CO2 reduction reaction (CO2RR) and significantly improve the selectivity of multi-carbon products. Surface facet and structural effects play a critical role in... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Advance Article DOI : 10.1039/D2EE01573K, Review Article Xiao Zhang, Ting Xiong, Bing He, Shihao Feng, Xuanpeng Wang, Lei Wei, Liqiang Mai Aqueous potassium-ion batteries (AKIBs), utilizing fast diffusion kinetics of K + and abundant electrode resources, are an emerging technology offering high power density and low cost. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
In the early 2000s, a new field of climate-science research emerged that began to explore...
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The downpours did help firefighters battle Northern California's McKinney Fire. But hot, dry and windy weather could hamper continuing efforts, and California is primed for continuing intense wildfire activity.
UJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc., a world leader in the innovation, development, and manufacture of cell culture media and assisted reproductive technologies (ART), today announced the launch of its Heavy Oil for Embryo Culture, a sterile mineral oil with an optimal weight viscosity that provides the ideal balance between ease of use and protection.
Ambassador Philippe Etienne has been meeting with state and local leaders and the local French community.
Despite the widely recognised need to quickly move away from fossil fuels, particularly coal, many...
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Nature Climate Change, Published online: 01 August 2022; doi:10.1038/s41558-022-01417-2Hydropower will have an essential role in meeting the growing energy needs in Africa. Fully interconnecting the African power pools could reduce climate-induced changes in usable hydropower capacity and decrease variability in the electricity supply. Integrating renewables could further increase the adaptability of the power pools to climate change.
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D2EE01442D, Paper Open Access   This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence. Shuo Feng, Rajesh K Singh, Yucheng Fu, Zhuo Li, Yulong Wang, Jie Bao, Zhijie Xu, Guosheng Li, Cassidy S. Anderson, Lili Shi, Yuehe Lin, Peter Khalifah, Wei Wang, Jun Liu, Jie Xiao, Dongping Lu Reducing cathode porosity is essential to balancing the electrolyte distribution in lithium-sulfur (Li-S) cell, conserving more pore-filling electrolyte to extend cell cycle life. However, low-porosity electrodes built with nanosized sulfur/carbon... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Mount Baker camp for Rainbow and Sholes Glacier (Illustration by Megan Pelto) Science Director: Mauri S. Pelto, email@example.com Art Director: Jill Pelto, firstname.lastname@example.org 2022 Field Season: For the 39th consecutive summer we are heading into the field to measure and communicate the impact of climate change on North Cascade glaciers. We will complete detailed measurements on 10 glaciers, three of which are part of the World Glacier Monitoring Service reference glacier network …
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Since 1951, the gap between night and day temperatures has closed by 0.41°C, and simulations show that the bulk of this warming is due to greenhouse gas emissions
The record-breaking UK heatwave of 18-19 July 2022 was made “at least 10 times more...
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In a new study, researchers built a battery out of paper and non-toxic inks. The green battery can power small, low-power electronics with the voltage of a standard AA battery.
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D2EE01343F, Analysis Open Access   This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence. Bart Roose, Elizabeth M Tennyson, Getnet Meheretu, Amare Kassaw, Seifu A Tilahun, Lara Allen, Samuel D Stranks Efforts to combat climate change are largely focused on industrialised countries. However, low- and lower-middle income countries (LLMICs) have rapid population growth and a large potential for economic and industrial... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
The majority of Earth’s volcanoes could see heavier rainfall due to climate change which could increase eruptions and mud slides
Lithium is used in batteries for smartphones, laptops and electric vehicles, but some mines have been accused of creating environmental and social problems. A way to trace the origin of the metal could ensure producers only use ethical sources
Deming Glacier velocity from NASA MEaSUREs ITS_Live at four locations from below icefall at blue X to above icefall at red X. There is not a significant change in velocity above the icefall (red X), but significant deceleration in the icefall and below the icefall. The Deming Glacier drains the southwest side of the summit of Mount Baker a stratovolcano in the North Cascades of Washington, with a massive icefall …
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The summer of 2022 is shaping up to be a scorcher. June 2022 saw the...
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Burning coal caused the largest mass extinction in earth’s history — the Late Permian Mass Extinction, or the Great Dying.
Energy Environ. Sci. , 2022, Accepted Manuscript DOI : 10.1039/D2EE00878E, Communication Di Zhao, Ke Yu, Pengyu Song, Wuyi Feng, Botao Hu, Weng-Chon Cheong, Zewen Zhuang, Shoujie Liu, Kaian Sun, Jiatao Zhang, Chen Chen Atomically-precise preparation and atomic-level understanding on the single-atomic active sites with unique coordination structures in electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction reaction (CO2RR) remain a challenge. Here, we report a strategy of... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
The 28 yearling wood bison are part of a group form Alberta’s Elk Island National Park that were trucked to Fairbanks in April.
Ukraine’s former environment minister explains the Russian invasion’s dangerous impact on water and nuclear safety
For the first time, the UK has hit temperatures of 40C, with Coningsby in Lincolnshire...
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Rhone Glacier snowline at end of 2003 melt season, July 9, 2022 and July 17, 2022. Rhone Glacier Sentinel images indicating the snowline position mid July 2021 and 2022 and mid-June 2022. Rhone Glacier Sentinel images indicating the snowline position at the end of the melt season in 2018 and July 18, 2022. Rhone Glacier is a temperate valley glacier and is the primary headwaters for the Rhone River. Easy …
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Arctic sea ice extent continued its summer decline. Extent is below average but not as low as in recent summers. In the Antarctic, sea ice extent is currently at record low levels for this time of year. Overview of conditions … Continue reading →
A faster shift to electric vehicles (EVs) in the US would avoid around 10% of...
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A decade ago, many in the climate community were fixated on an apparent “pause” in...
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The forecast is calling for a rainy week ahead in the city after a prolonged dry stretch.
Welcome to Carbon Brief’s Cropped. We handpick and explain the most important stories at the intersection...
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A first-ever dolphin biodiversity census could help determine how dolphins adapt to changing environments and how we can protect them from the changing environment.
Le Quéré studies how oceans remove carbon from the atmosphere. Outside the lab, she pushes policymakers towards science-driven climate policies.