A bill introduced in Congress yesterday could help cut U.S. carbon pollution by 40% in 10 years.
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World off Course to Meet Emissions Reduction Goals
A new energy report shows a disconnect between scientific research targets and what is happening in the energy markets.
Wireless Frequency Sharing May Impede Weather Satellite Signals
The delivery of weather satellite imagery is reliable today, but will it stay that way in the future?
The Benefits and Vulnerabilities of a Warming Europe
Scientists evaluate the economic and environmental impacts of a warmer climate on European countries, finding a range of effects on tourism, electricity demand, and ecosystem production.
How Sudden Stratospheric Warming Affects the Whole Atmosphere
High above Earth’s surface, air temperatures occasionally increase suddenly, producing widespread effects on weather, air chemistry, and telecommunications.
Deep-Seabed Mining May Come Soon, Says Head of Governing Group
New regulations could open the door for sustainable mining, says the head of the International Seabed Authority. However, he and others pointed to environmental, financial, and technical challenges.
Proposed Bill Would Loosen Ocean Drilling Restrictions
The legislation would restrict the withdrawal of offshore areas from oil and gas development and overturn current planning processes.
Administration Sets Moon as Destination
The U.S. National Space Council, an advisory body that has been dormant since 1993, focused on lunar travel, civil and commercial space opportunities, and national security when it met last week.
The Challenges Posed by Induced Seismicity
A recent paper in Reviews of Geophysics examined the increasing incidence of seismic events caused by industrial activities.
Packing Science into a Shipping Vessel
Oleander Workshop II: 25 Years of Operations; Narragansett, Rhode Island, 26–27 October 2016