California plans to use forest thinning to reduce wildfire risk. New research suggests the state could also see a climate benefit by repurposing waste wood produced by thinning.
LEDs have taken over the global lighting market. Now it’s time for this versatile, low-cost, and energy-efficient technology to illuminate oceanic processes.
Deep coastal seabeds, glacial erratics, and other geophysical hurdles stand in the way of offshore wind farm proliferation. Researchers, engineers, and organizations are adapting and inventing ways to harness the breeze.
Improvements in our ability to forecast oceanic conditions weeks to months in advance will help communities, industries, and other groups prepare amid a changing climate.
Un nuevo estudio muestra que, en los lugares correctos, las bombas de calor pueden ayudar a los propietarios a reducir las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero, ahorrar en costos de calefacción y aire acondicionado, y promover la salud pública.
A cultural shift is underway to transform outdoor buffs into stalwarts for climate action. Will it come soon enough to save their sport?
Scientists engineer a way to layer materials to boost efficiency without interrupting manufacturing processes.
A team of researchers at the University of Michigan is looking to animals to find new ways for autonomous vehicles to navigate through the environment.
People have been engineering river deltas for millennia, but new research identifies the optimal placement for diversions that benefit both local communities and the environment—and it might be close to a city.
A new study shows that in the right places, heat pumps can help homeowners lower greenhouse gas emissions, save on heating and cooling costs, and promote public health.