greenhouse gas

We narrowly missed a new ice age, and now we wont see one for a very long time

Posted in Science on 13th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

An ice age is not going to happen any time soon. Our current breakneck emissions of greenhouse gases have ensured that.

Methane hot spot in US is 3x expected size:

Posted in Science on 11th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

One area in the southwestern United States is spewing vast amounts of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, into the atmosphere far faster than expected.

No more pause: Global warming will be non-stop from now on

Posted in Science on 1st Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Once temperatures start rising again, it looks like they will keep going up without a break for the rest of the century, unless we cut our greenhouse gas emissions.

Green Energy Scheme To Burn Beetle Infested Trees

Posted in Featured, Science on 21st Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

In a new program, the U.S. Forest Service is fueling a biomass power plant in Colorado with trees killed by a pest called the mountain pine beetle.

Even If Emissions Stop, Carbon Dioxide Could Warm Earth for Centuries

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

The carbon dioxide already in Earth's atmosphere could continue to warm our planet for hundreds of years.