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1. U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fell Again in 2017; China’s on the Rise
(Feed Articles / Institute for Energy Research)
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. greenhouse gas emissions dropped 2.7 percent from 2016 levels in 2017 with… The post U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fell Again in 2017; ...
... Kerry and top administration officials at the White House for the announcement. In addition to pledges to cut emissions, provide financing to environmentally-focused companies, and reduce water consumption, ...
Kavanaugh has a skeptical view of agencies that seek to expand their reach. Environmental groups worry he may be willing to strike down regulations designed to address issues such as climate change. ...
4. Aid for Oceans and Fisheries in Developing World Drops by 30%
(Feed Articles / ENN - Top Environmental Stories)
Financial aid to fisheries in developing countries has declined by 30 percent, finds a new study from UBC and Stockholm Resilience Centre researchers, published in Marine Policy. Projects focusing ...
With global carbon emissions on the rise, wind power continues to be an attractive option for states and countries looking to limit fossil fuel use and increase renewable energy. Wind already accounts ...
6. Climate Optimism, Energy Realism for the Next Generation
(Feed Articles / Institute for Energy Research)
I recently addressed a group of highly motivated high school students about environmental and energy issues relating to climate change.... The post Climate Optimism, Energy Realism for the Next Generation ...
The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the Coalition for Climate and Clean Air (CCAC) and the Government of Norway has launched a global awareness campaign on the dangers ...
8. New tools assess the future of wind power
(Feed Articles / ENN - Environmental Science and Technology)
Using software tools developed by Near Zero, a research group hosted by the Carnegie Institution for Science's Department of Global Ecology, a team of researchers has completed the largest expert survey ...
9. WSU researchers determine key improvement for fuel cells
(Feed Articles / ENN - Environmental Science and Technology)
Washington State University researchers have determined a key step in improving solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), a promising clean energy technology that has struggled to gain wide acceptance in the marketplace.The ...
10. GMOs May Be Safe to Eat, But Some Are Still Bad for the Planet
(Feed Articles / ENN - Top Environmental Stories)
For years, one of the major arguments that has been made against genetically engineered crops is the fear that, by tampering with a plant’s DNA, it could potentially cause health issues for ...
11. Adding evidence that exercise is a potent cancer prevention tool
(Feed Articles / ENN - Environmental Science and Technology)
Compelling evidence suggests exercise is an important component of cancer prevention and care; slashing your risk of developing cancer, improving your chances of successful recuperation, and diminishing ...
12. Bioart: An Introduction
(Feed Articles / ENN - Energy Research News)
... invasive species into the environment, blurring the lines between art and modern biology, raising philosophical, societal, and environmental issues that challenge scientific thinking. ...
13. Bioart: An Introduction
(Feed Articles / ENN - Environmental Science and Technology)
... invasive species into the environment, blurring the lines between art and modern biology, raising philosophical, societal, and environmental issues that challenge scientific thinking. ...
The U.S. military manages about 30 million acres of land that is home to some 400 threatened and endangered species. This raises a host of issues, but some environmentalists see it as an opportunity. ...
15. Cellphone location data shown to help track infectious disease
(Feed Articles / ENN - Environmental Science and Technology)
Tracking mobile phone data is often associated with privacy issues, but these vast datasets could be the key to understanding how infectious diseases are spread seasonally, according to a study published ...
16. Obama Uses Alaska Visit To Focus On Climate Change, Native Issues
(Feed Articles / NPR - Environment News)
Environmentalists were disappointed when the administration approved offshore oil drilling in the Arctic. While in Alaska, Obama talked about climate change — drawing praise from that same community. ...
17. Greece's economic problems linked to its coal-based energy policies
(Feed Articles / ENN - Top Environmental Stories)
As Greece prepares for its referendum, Takis Grigoriou takes Greece to task for its highly polluting lignite power sector, its ditching of a successful solar program in favour of more coal, the minimal ...
18. Emotionally inspired engineering
(Feed Articles / MIT - Energy Research News)
Fueled by her roots in China, senior Emma Nelson tackles environmental issues with engineering. ...
19. Baby Boomers Advocate for Sustainable Communities, Too
(Feed Articles / ENN - Top Environmental Stories)
If we are to believe much of what we see in the press, millennials will have to make a more sustainable world to get us out of the mess that the baby boomers are leaving behind. But such generalities may ...
20. Antarctica, the Southern Ocean, and Climate Change
(Feed Articles / ENN - Environmental Science and Technology)
A special issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A has been published today (Monday 2 June) which brings together a collection of papers on many of the unresolved issues relating ...
21. Antarctica, the Southern Ocean, and Climate Change
(Feed Articles / ENN - Top Environmental Stories)
A special issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A has been published today (Monday 2 June) which brings together a collection of papers on many of the unresolved issues relating ...
22. Is an Electric Car Right for You?
(Feed Articles / ENN - Top Environmental Stories)
Operating a car without needing to visit a gas station is intriguing idea to many American drivers. After all, the pumps can be a painful place—gas prices have been on a roller coaster ride the past few ...
23. Distributed Generation Shines in Thailand
(Feed Articles / REW - Bioenergy News)
... energy efficiency, and increased security of supply. Implementing a large central power plant is extremely challenging in terms of site availability, as well as public concern about environmental issu ...
24. Food Giants Want 'Sustainable' Beef. But What Does That Mean?
(Feed Articles / NPR - Environment News)
McDonald's says it will start to buy beef that's "verified sustainable" in 2016. But defining sustainable beef production is tricky because the environmental issues involved are so complex. ...
25. An Economic Analysis of Keystone XL
(Feed Articles / Institute for Energy Research)
Last week the State Department released its assessment of the Keystone XL pipeline, and it was quite awkward for President Obama, who wants to appear solid on environmental issues while also helping the ...
26. The physics of curly hair
(Feed Articles / MIT - Energy Research News)
... In engineering terminology, these items — and hair — are all examples of a slender, flexible rod. Co-authors on the paper are Pedro Reis, an assistant professor in MIT’s Department of Civil and Environmental ...
27. Testing for environmental contaminants in wastewater biosolids
(Feed Articles / ENN - Environmental Science and Technology)
Every year waste treatment facilities in the United States process more than eight million tons of semi-solid sewage called biosolids -- about half of which is recycled into fertilizer and spread on crop ...
... a book that was completed 1,700 years ago is being used as a guide to modern environmental, social, and intellectual issues. This sounds like an unrealistic claim; but in some places in America, a popular ...
... a book that was completed 1,700 years ago is being used as a guide to modern environmental, social, and intellectual issues. This sounds like an unrealistic claim; but in some places in America, a popular ...
30. Diving Marine Mammals and Decompression
(Feed Articles / ENN - Environmental Science and Technology)
Decompression sickness (DCS) describes a condition arising from dissolved gases coming out of solution to form bubbles inside the body upon depressurization. So how do marine mammals, whose very survival ...
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