Latest Action on climate change Stories

2012-04-13 11:32:26

Imagine a world where the rooftops and pavements of every urban area are resurfaced to increase the reflection of the Sun's light rays. Well, this is exactly what a group of Canadian researchers have done in an attempt to measure the potential effects against global warming. In a study published today, 13 April, in IOP Publishing's journal Environmental Research Letters, researchers from Concordia University created this scenario to see what effect a global increase in surface reflectance...

2012-03-29 11:45:45

In order to explain some of the weird weather occurring across the world over the past few years, scientists have begun to research the loss of arctic sea ice. They believe this ice is being lost due to greenhouse gases released by humans. Odd and sometimes dangerous weather phenomenon has scientists left without answers as to why these things are happening. Last year´s unusually hot summer has led into an unusually mild winter. Recently, spring seems to have sprung a bit early across...

2012-03-27 00:52:11

University of Oregon sociologist says that all levels of society are resisting the serious discussions Resistance at individual and societal levels must be recognized and treated before real action can be taken to effectively address threats facing the planet from human-caused contributions to climate change. That's the message to this week's Planet Under Pressure Conference by a group of speakers led by Kari Marie Norgaard, professor of sociology and environmental studies at the...

2012-03-26 23:01:57

Groundbreaking program to drive greater energy recovery and lower operating costs for Carbon Fiber manufacturers was designed with Harper's decades of experience Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Harper International, world leader in thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, announced today the launch of Beacon, a ground-breaking new program offering carbon fiber manufacturers the ability to evaluate the carbon footprint of their manufacturing process and identify opportunities...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.