pollution

Technology attempts to tackle climate change by freezing carbon

Posted in Science on 3rd Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

President Obama announced an ambitious plan to reduce US carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent by 2030. BYU is developing a technology that could help do it.

Concern over hidden diesel pollutant

Posted in Science on 28th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Atmospheric levels of a little known by-product from diesel engines are up 70 times higher than expected according to a study.

Marine populations have halved since 1970

Posted in Science on 16th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Populations of marine mammals, birds, fish and reptiles have declined by 49% since 1970, a report says.

One-meter rise in sea levels inevitable, NASA says

Posted in Featured, Science on 28th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

We don't know whether it will happen within a century or somewhat longer, but the rise will have a 'profound impact' around the world.

Ocean warming due to climate change is unstoppable

Posted in Featured, Science on 17th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Seas will continue to warm for centuries even if manmade greenhouse gas emissions were frozen at todays levels, say scientists.