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DOE seeks nominations for biomass R&D advisory committee - Biomass Magazine

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 16:13
DOE seeks nominations for biomass R&D advisory committee  Biomass Magazine

The U.S. Department of Energy is seeking nominations for candidates to fill vacancies on its Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory ...

The Next Wave of Climate Refugees - The Atlantic

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 15:40
The Next Wave of Climate Refugees  The Atlantic

In the Indian Sundarbans, climate change threatens to destroy an important ecosystem, and a region populated by tens of millions.

LILLEY: Conservatives think locally and act globally with climate plan - Toronto Sun

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 14:59
LILLEY: Conservatives think locally and act globally with climate plan  Toronto Sun

The federal Conservatives are set to unveil their environment plan on Wednesday, a plan that will see two of three planks focus on climate change and the third ...

Funerals of the Future: How Washington Just Legalized Human Composting - Citizen Truth

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 14:00
Funerals of the Future: How Washington Just Legalized Human Composting  Citizen Truth

“One problem we had was the 'ick' factor. People have a picture in their mind of throwing uncle Edgar into the back in the food scrap pile and letting him rot, and ...

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid - The MIT Tech

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:00
Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid  The MIT Tech

MIT researchers have analyzed the way bubbles of air or gas form in a liquid, and found that when confined in a tube, this process is “universal,” meaning that it ...

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid - Phys.org

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:00
Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid  Phys.org

The formation of air bubbles in a liquid appears very similar to its inverse process, the formation of liquid droplets from, say, a dripping water faucet. But the ...

Mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid solved - Science Daily

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:56
Mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid solved  Science Daily

Findings show how to make confined bubbles develop uniformly, instead of in their usual scattershot way.

Sharing sustainable practices: 'Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health' - ft.lk

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:45
Sharing sustainable practices: 'Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health'  ft.lk

In commemoration of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) 2019, Biodiversity Sri Lanka, together with its member companies from the agribusiness ...

NJ Rejoins RGGI But More Work Needs to Be Done - InsiderNJ

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:29
NJ Rejoins RGGI But More Work Needs to Be Done  InsiderNJ

NJ Rejoins RGGI But More Work Needs to Be Done. Governor Murphy adopted RGGI into the New Jersey register. These rules include the Global Warming ...

NY lawmakers near deal on climate change - City & State

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:31
NY lawmakers near deal on climate change  City & State

The state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are on the brink of finalizing a deal on landmark climate change legislation that aims to effectively eliminate ...

The Biologists and Activists Fighting to Save Endangered Tapirs in Costa Rica - Mental Floss

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:00
The Biologists and Activists Fighting to Save Endangered Tapirs in Costa Rica  Mental Floss

The endangered tapir faces threats like poaching, habitat loss, and trafficking, but Nai Conservation, an organization in Costa Rica, is leading a grassroots effort ...

Can a Livestock Revolution let us have our meat and eat it too? - American Council on Science and Health

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:00
Can a Livestock Revolution let us have our meat and eat it too?  American Council on Science and Health

Who would think that meat could be such a divisive issue? Its advocates praise its protein *content* or nutritional value; its detractors while grounded in the past on ...

CSIRO’s latest Australian National Outlook report offers starkly different visions of future - The Advertiser

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 08:30
CSIRO’s latest Australian National Outlook report offers starkly different visions of future  The Advertiser

We can have it all, says the nations top research organisation higher wages, better quality of life, sustained economic growth, clean affordable power and vibrant ...

U.S.-India Energy Partnership, With $1 Trillion At Stake, Expected To Grow After Modi Win - Forbes

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 07:52
U.S.-India Energy Partnership, With $1 Trillion At Stake, Expected To Grow After Modi Win  Forbes

Last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi secured another 5-year term that delivered a mandate for Modi to continue his structural and financial reform agenda, ...

Humboldt Wind Project Faces Tough Scrutiny Despite Local Goal of 100% Renewable Energy by 2025 - Redheaded Blackbelt

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 07:39
Humboldt Wind Project Faces Tough Scrutiny Despite Local Goal of 100% Renewable Energy by 2025  Redheaded Blackbelt

For the second time in ten years, Humboldt County's environmental community in coordination with neighborhood groups in the area hope to kill a wind power ...

Climeworks Starts Paid Carbon Dioxide Removal - CleanTechnica

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 07:11
Climeworks Starts Paid Carbon Dioxide Removal  CleanTechnica

June 17th, 2019 by Frugal Moogal. Switzerland-based Climeworks is now allowing anyone in the world the opportunity to turn their travel emissions into stone.

South Africa’s First Carbon Farm - Inter Press Service

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 05:15
South Africa’s First Carbon Farm  Inter Press Service

NAIROBI, Jun 17 2019 (IPS) - Land restoration could attract large private investments in the fight against climate change over the coming decades, ...

Radiocarbon revolution: the story of an isotope - Nature.com

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 05:03
Radiocarbon revolution: the story of an isotope  Nature.com

Chris Turney applauds a book on carbon-14 and its key applications in archaeology, climatology and oceanography.

Irish climate action agri plan to be based on Teagasc Roadmap - Agriland

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 02:47
Irish climate action agri plan to be based on Teagasc Roadmap  Agriland

Agricultural elements of the Government's climate action plan are expected to be largely based on Teagasc's Emissions Roadmap.

County, Sequim officials get insight on lab's work - Peninsula Daily News

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 02:30
County, Sequim officials get insight on lab's work  Peninsula Daily News

SEQUIM — Officials from Clallam County and the city of Sequim toured the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Marine Sciences Laboratory in Sequim ...