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Category Archives: Science
As America lumbers along toward a low-carbon economy, nuclear energy is expected to play a significant role in generating emission-free electricity. But how significant? The Senate’s debates this fall on plans for the nation’s energy future may provide some clues.
The G-8, eight Northern Hemisphere industrialized countries, last month produced its first firm target for curbing rising global temperatures: no more than 2 degrees Celsius, 3.6 Fahrenheit, above pre-industrial levels. World headlines trumpeted the target. Long the maximum ceiling acceptable [...]
Scientists are increasingly finding that black carbon aerosols in the atmosphere and their deposition on snow and ice-covered areas are having more of a warming effect than earlier thought.
View larger image Wesleyan’s Gary Yohe: Coverage Better…But Still ‘Spotty’ Economist Gary Yohe is no newcomer to the costs and benefits of combating climate change. For decades, the Wesleyan University mathematician-turned-economist has been calculating the price of climate change – [...]
View larger image Questions … and answers … on causes and impacts of climate change: no longer primarily the domain of mainstream news organizations. Wander through The California Academy of Science’s “Altered States: Climate Change in California” exhibit. View exhibits [...]
These days it seems as if a single hot or cold day is all it takes to inspire a reporter or politician to blame the mercury’s position on global warming, or, alternatively, claim it as proof that global warming doesn’t [...]
View larger image UCS PresidentKevin Knobloch CAMBRIDGE, MASS. – After eight years of battling the Bush administration to preserve the integrity of science and inform public policy on environmental and nuclear issues, Union of Concerned Scientists President Kevin Knobloch is [...]