- Top Myths Bustedby Daniel Brouse 1. GMO Foods Are Bad 2. Sandy Hook Was a Drill 3. 9/11 Was a Government Conspiracy 4. Contrails Contain Chemicals (Chemtrails) 5. [Request your myth to be busted.] 1. GMO Foods Are Bad Humans have been genetically modifying foods for thousands of years. There is no evidence that eating GMO food […]
- Greenhouse Gas Levels at Highest Point in 800,000 YearsThe Membrane Domain has been conducting research on climate change since 1999. Don’t you hate it when this happens? The ABC, Australia’s public broadcaster, is reporting: The world’s top scientists have given their clearest warning yet of the severe and irreversible impacts of climate change. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC […]
- Turning Water Into ElectricityIt is possible to turn water into electricity. Solar energy is one of the cleanest and cheapest ways to convert liquid H2O into steam. The energy in steam is 9 times greater than the energy in the same weight of boiling water. The math suggests that each gallon of evaporated water is equal to running […]
- Top Myths Busted
- Military Experts in Texas Call for Plan of Action on Climate ChangeBy EDF BlogsBy: Marita Mirzatuny and Kate Zerrenner National Guard responding to flood emergencies. When the U.S. military calls climate change a “threat multiplier” and “a serious threat to national security,” it makes anyone stand up and pay attention. From direct land impacts and food and water shortages, to the displacement of millions of people, climate […]
- Military Experts in Texas Call for Plan of Action on Climate ChangeBy: Marita Mirzatuny and Kate Zerrenner National Guard responding to flood emergencies.Source: flickr/DVIDSHUB When the U.S. military calls climate change a “threat multiplier” and “a serious threat to national security,” it makes anyone stand up and pay attention. From direct land impacts and food and water shortages, to the displacement of millions of peop […]
- EPA rolls out its redesigned labels under the newly minted Safer Choice ProgramBy Jennifer McPartlandJennifer McPartland, Ph.D., is a Health Scientist. Today, the EPA Design for the Environment Program (DfE) Safer Choice program (formerly, the safer product labeling program) unveiled its newly redesigned family of three product labels. The voluntary Safer Choice program seeks to recognize and bring consumer awareness to those products […]
- Military Experts in Texas Call for Plan of Action on Climate Change
- January 2015 National OverviewPlease see January 2015 National Overview report for more information.
- January 2015 Global AnalysisPlease see January 2015 Global Analysis report for more information.
- January 2015 DroughtPlease note that the values presented in this report are based on preliminary data. They will change when the final data are processed, but will not be replaced on these pages.
- January 2015 National Overview
- First global rainfall and snowfall map from new Earth mission releasedGlobal Precipitation Measurement mission has produced its first global map of rainfall and snowfall. Like a lead violin tuning an orchestra, the GPM Core Observatory—launched one year ago on Feb. 27, 2014, as a collaboration between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency—acts as the standard to unify precipitation measurements from a network of 12 s […]
- First global rainfall and snowfall map from new Earth mission released
- Wildfire in Southern ArgentinaA wildfire in southern Argentina threatened ancient forests in Los Alerces National Park.
- Wildfire in Southern Argentina
Tag Archives: forest fires
By admin | Published: November 18, 2011
Photograph of the fires taken from the sky by NASA Fire season in northern Australia usually wraps up by October, but 2011 has been an exceptional year. In mid-November, dry grasses and low humidity combined to create extremely dangerous fire conditions, prompting the Queensland Fire and Rescue service to issue a warning. Because of the […]