Japan Plans World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm
Japan is moving away from reliance on nuclear power plants after the Fukushima disaster, and plans to plans to...0
Black Carbon the Second-Biggest Human Cause of Global Warming
Soot ranks as the second-largest human contributor to climate change, according to a new analysis, exerting twice as much...
An Alarm in the Offing on Climate Change
The natural conservatism of science has often led climatologists to be cautious in their pronouncements about global warming. Indeed,...
Pollution Highlights the Price China Is Paying for Rapid Development
Beijing has developed into an impressive modern city over the past two decades. But a tourist visiting the Chinese...
Tidal Turbines Could Provide 20% of Britain’s Electricity
UK tides could provide more of the UK’s electricity than previously thought. Until now, the Department for Energy and...
New Material Harvests Energy From Water Vapor
Polymer film could be used in artificial muscle and to power micro- and nanoelectronic devices.
Rising Mercury Emissions Increase Risk to Humans
Developing nations are facing growing health and environmental risks from increased exposure to mercury, according to a UN report....
Bacteria Tweaked to Make Fuel From Sunlight
As part of the bid to find viable alternatives to fossil fuels, chemists have artificially engineered bacteria capable of...
Ice Swirls off the Coast of Greenland … for Now
From Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog: Global warming is real. Temperatures are changing, climate is changing, and most importantly, arctic...