Environment

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No Slow-Down In Global CO2 Emissions

Earth’s seas are unable to keep up with increasing carbon emissions. (cc) brothergrimm The journal Nature Geoscience has published the strongest evidence yet that the rise in atmospheric CO2 emissions continues to outstrip the ability…


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Running the Numbers: Portraits of Mass Consumption

106,000: The number of aluminum cans used in the USevery thirty seconds, as seen in Chris Jordan’s ‘Cans Seurat’ (cc) Michael Allen Smith When we read and hear statistics about the vast damage being done…


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Glaciers Move In Synch In Far-Flung Regions

Glacial movement in peru may coincide with climate swings in the northern hemisphere. (cc) Matthew Results of a new study add evidence that climate swings in the northern hemisphere over the past 12,000 years have…



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Putting Landfill Gas To Use

A Landfill may never become a thing of beauty but it could become a valuable resource. (cc) Mattias Olsson If you live near — or even pass by — a landfill, you know that one…