Global Warming

Global Warming Responsible for 70 Percent of Recent Glacier Loss, Study Finds Global Warming Responsible for 70 Percent of Recent Glacier Loss, Study Finds

From Alaska to the Andes, glaciers all over the world have been retreating for decades,... 

Ants May Boost CO2 Absorption Enough to Slow Global Warming Ants May Boost CO2 Absorption Enough to Slow Global Warming

What if you could build a brick fence in your backyard that would offset a portion... 

10883 out of 10885 scientific articles agree: Global warming is happening… 10883 out of 10885 scientific articles agree: Global warming is happening…

As geochemist James Lawrence Powell continues to prove, the only people still debating... 

How Global Warming Is Dissolving Sea Life (And What We Can Do About It) How Global Warming Is Dissolving Sea Life (And What We Can Do About It)

S The last time Earth’s oceans were this acidic, a six mile-wide sulphur-rich... 

Global warming not stopped, will go on for centuries - WMO Global warming not stopped, will go on for centuries - WMO

GENEVA (Reuters) - There has been no reverse in the trend of global warming and... 

Yes, Manmade Global Warming Is Worsening California’s Epic Drought Yes, Manmade Global Warming Is Worsening California’s Epic Drought

By Joe Romm on March 23, 2014 at 1:29 pm California’s epic drought got even... 

Last edge of Greenland ice sheet to resist global warming is now unstable Last edge of Greenland ice sheet to resist global warming is now unstable

The last edge of the Greenland ice sheet that had resisted global warming has now... 

EarthTalk: Global warming and your health EarthTalk: Global warming and your health

Dear EarthTalk: How is it that global warming could cause an increase in health problems... 

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Water Quality

Fracking is draining water from US areas suffering major shortages - report Fracking is draining water from US areas suffering major shortages - report

Weld County, Colorado (Reiuters / Rick Wilking) Some of the most drought-ravaged... 

Calif. plastic ocean debris bill dies in committee Calif. plastic ocean debris bill dies in committee

SAN FRANCISCO — A California bill that would have required manufacturers to... 

Could fracking ruin Germany’s beer? Could fracking ruin Germany’s beer?

The country’s brewers want Berlin to hefe-weizen up and reconsider a proposed... 

Fracking could pollute coastal water sources Fracking could pollute coastal water sources

Sophomore Jasmine Ruddy is from Morehead City, one of many coastal communities that... 

New Tools for Tracing Fracking Impacts New Tools for Tracing Fracking Impacts

Sherlock Holmes used a magnifying glass to trace a fingerprint to its source. Andrew... 

19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World’s Oceans  Read more: 19-Year-Old Student Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World’s Oceans 19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World’s Oceans Read more: 19-Year-Old Student Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World’s Oceans

19-year-old Boyan Slat has unveiled plans to create an Ocean Cleanup Array that... 

For ocean critters, plastic packs double whammy For ocean critters, plastic packs double whammy

Products made from the particular plastic used to make water bottles (polyethylene... 

NRDC: Defending Communities NRDC: Defending Communities

QA with Kate Sinding, NRDC senior attorney and deputy director of the New York urban... 

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Ocean Energy

Feds approve license for wave-energy park Feds approve license for wave-energy park

REEDSPORT — A wave energy company that plans to build a 30-acre ocean energy power station off Reedsport has received a green light from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Last week, FERC granted Ocean Power Technologies the first license for a wave power station in the United States. If completed, OPT’s 10-buoy park will be the first... [Read more of this review]

Ocean Place Getting Energy Efficient Upgrades Ocean Place Getting Energy Efficient Upgrades

From Ocean Place Resort and Spa: Lime Energy Co. announced this month that Ocean Place has signed a partnering agreement under the NJ Clean Energy’s Pay for Performance (P4P) to help identify and implement energy reduction and conservation measures to help reduce the resort’s consumption by a minimum of 15 percent. Consisting of 254 guest rooms... [Read more of this review]

Marine Scientists Discover New Chemosynthesis Process In “Mussel Power” Marine Scientists Discover New Chemosynthesis Process In “Mussel Power”

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Marine Microbiology and the Center for Marine Environmental Sciences (MARUM)  have discovered a third form of energy that powers the likes of certain mussels, shrimp, and worms found in the surroundings of hydrothermal vents. Earlier discoveries of chemosynthesis at the vents included sulfur oxidation... [Read more of this review]

Philippines set to have first ocean energy plant by 2018 Philippines set to have first ocean energy plant by 2018

Philippine Daily Inquirer The Department of Energy (DoE) expects the Philippines’ first ocean energy facility to start commercial operations by 2018. Data from the National Renewable Energy Plan book showed that the first project to go into operation will be the 10-megawatt Cabangan ocean energy thermal conversion (Otec) project in Zambales. The... [Read more of this review]

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