- Heading Toward Hottest Year On RecordThe The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released a report showing “Global temperature reaches record high in September”. Global Highlights The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for September 2014 was the highest on record for September, at 0.72°C (1.30°F) above the 20th century average of 15.0°C (59.0°F). […]
- Nuclear FusionNuclear fusion offers the most hope at rectifying human induced climate change. Nuclear fusion is how the sun works. In a press release, Lockheed Martin states a breakthrough: The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Skunk Works® team is working on a new compact fusion reactor (CFR) that can be developed and deployed in as little as […]
- Colorado River Running DryNASA reports: A new study by scientists from NASA and the University of California, Irvine, has found that over 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources. The extent of groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the western […]
- Heading Toward Hottest Year On Record
- Happy Halloween: Beware of the Rougarou!This is a rougarou. On Saturday October 25th, the Restore the Mississippi River Delta field team came together to recruit supporters for coastal restoration at Rougarou Fest in Houma, Louisiana. Rougarou Fest is a family-friendly festival with a spooky flair that celebrates the rich folklore that exists along the bayous of Southeast Louisiana. It is also the […]
- From a Federal Disaster to the World Series: West Coast trawl fishermen are turning their fishery aroundBy Shems Jud Astoria, Oregon fisherman Kevin Dunn is familiar to EDF’s Pacific Ocean team because we worked with him closely to redesign fishing nets and reduce bycatch. Now he’s becoming familiar to millions of others through a Whole Foods Market commercial that debuted during the World Series. The Whole Foods ad is a great illustration of a simple but powe […]
- Clean Energy Conferences Roundup: November 2014By EDF BlogsEach month, the Energy Exchange rounds up a list of top clean energy conferences around the country. Our list includes conferences at which experts from the EDF Clean Energy Program will be speaking, plus additional events that we think our readers may benefit from marking on their calendars. Top clean energy conferences featuring EDF experts in […]
- Happy Halloween: Beware of the Rougarou!
- NASA's ECOSTRESS will monitor plant healthA new space-based instrument to study how effectively plants use water is being developed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. The instrument, called the ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS), will monitor one of the most basic processes in living plants: the loss of water through the tiny […]
- NASA's ECOSTRESS will monitor plant health
- Cyclone NilofarThe storm became the third strongest on record for the Arabian Sea, but it was ripped apart by wind shear before reaching land.
- Cyclone Nilofar
Tag Archives: chemical
By admin | Published: May 17, 2011
Cigarette smoking, forest fires and woodburning can release a chemical that may be at least partly responsible for human health problems related to smoke exposure, according to a new study by NOAA researchers and their colleagues. Using a custom mass spectrometer designed by the researchers, the NOAA-led team was able get the first look at […]