greenhouse gas

climate change

Scientists Used Satellites to Spot Arctic Methane From Space

An experimental technique for measuring potent methane emissions in the Arctic proved successful.
Sarah Emerson
3 days ago
climate change

The 'Window of Opportunity' to Act on Climate Change Is 'Almost Closed,' UN Warns

Greenhouse gas levels have hit a record high and there's no sign of reversal, according to a new UN report.
Jordan Pearson
11.22.18
automation

This Pizza Delivery Truck Cooks Your Pie on the Road and Produces Zero Emissions

Toyota and Pizza Hut teamed up to make the prototype, which includes robots that bake your pizza en route.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.7.18
Cryptocurrency Mining

Cryptocurrency Miners Are Using Old Tires to Power Their Rigs

This new “waste-to-energy” setup is meant to be less resource intensive.
Christopher Malmo
12.7.17
climate change

Earth Will Likely Be Much Warmer in 2100 Than We Anticipated, Scientists Warn

But there’s some good news, too. Countries are starting to move away from fossil fuels.
Stephen Leahy
12.6.17
Orbiting Carbon Observatory

This NASA Satellite Is 'Sounding' Our Atmosphere to Understand Fossil Fuel Emissions

The OCO-2 spacecraft has been working hard to quantify the impact of humans on the global climate since 2014.
Becky Ferreira
10.12.17
zombie oil

The US Is Paying Big Oil to Keep Fossil Fuels Profitable

Subsidies are keeping “zombie energy” alive.
Stephen Leahy
10.3.17
Hoth

Europa and Enceladus ‘Will Have No Habitable Period,’ Says Study on Ice Worlds

New research in Nature Geoscience predicts the hellish future fates of ice worlds like Jupiter’s moon Europa or Saturn’s moon Enceladus.
Becky Fereira
7.31.17
climate change

‘Hotspots’ in the Arctic Permafrost Are Dumping Methane Into the Atmosphere

Methane-sniffing airplanes have mapped the release of a powerful greenhouse gas in Canada's Arctic.
Kate Lunau
7.19.17
climate change

The Montreal Protocol Is the Most Successful Climate Agreement Ever

Its most recent victory is a phase-out on HFCs, a powerful greenhouse gas.
Kate Lunau
10.17.16
climate change

Humans Have Used All the Earth’s Resources for the Year

By 2030, we'll need more than two Earths to support our natural resource needs.
Sarah Emerson
8.9.16
climate change

These Gold ‘Nanoneedles’ Could Be a Powerful Weapon Against Climate Change

They function like lightning rods, catalyzing a reaction that splits CO2 apart.
Paul Tadich
8.3.16
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