greenhouse gas emissions

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s clay?—Clay captures carbon ‘just as effectively’ as more costly materials

By Jessica McMathis / April 21, 2015

According to research from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, clay stands poised to save the world from environmental evils (a.k.a. greenhouses gases) and gets the job done “just as effectively as other materials.”

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Merry and bright? NASA satellites track your holiday lights from space

By Jessica McMathis / December 22, 2014

Data from a NASA research team shows that during the holiday seasons—Christmas and New Year’s in the U.S. and Ramadan in the Middle East—the night lights shone brighter, a whole 20 to 50% higher, in fact, than during the rest of the year.

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Aggressive climate pollution plan part of China’s ‘energy revolution’

By Jessica McMathis / December 17, 2014

China is making strides toward cutting carbon emissions, but will it be enough? New research shows that the country’s mitigation strategies may not be enough to overcome increasing demand.

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