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E-scooters go on trial in Middlesbrough to aid UK’s green recovery

Residents of Middlesbrough in north-east England will be the first in the UK to legally ride electric scooters on the open road when the law changes on Saturday, as the government struggles to prevent a recovery from coronavirus based on…

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Can incentivizing e-bikes support GHG goals?

(Portland State University) TREC researchers have developed an online tool to enable policymakers, public stakeholders, and advocates to quickly visualize the potential outcomes of an incentive program made up of several vehicle types.

Can incentivizing e-bikes support GHG goals?

(Portland State University) TREC researchers have developed an online tool to enable policymakers, public stakeholders, and advocates to quickly visualize the potential outcomes of an incentive program made up of several vehicle types.

Satellites have drastically changed how we forecast hurricanes

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The powerful hurricane that struck Galveston, Texas on September 8, 1900, killing an estimated 8,000 people and destroying more than 3,600 buildings, took the coastal city by surprise.

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Leipzig research balloon becomes platform for Arctic atmosphere measurements in MOSAiC

(Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS)) After a preparatory period of about three years, observations that play an important role in studying the atmosphere in the Arctic will start at the end of June: For the first time the regular tethered balloon measurements conducted during the international MOSAiC expedition, are now being enhanced by a balloon that is considerably larger. With a capacity of 90 cubic metres it can be used to measure clouds and atmospheric radiation up to one and a half kilometres above the ice.

NASA catches development of Tropical Cyclone Nuri in South China Sea

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) A low-pressure system that developed in the Philippine Sea and tracked over the central Philippines has moved into the South China Sea and become a depression. NASA’s Terra satellite provided an image of the newly formed storm.

Ignore The Green Puffery: Fossil Fuels Are Here To Stay

The easy thinking flies smoothly off the keyboard: “Fossil Fuels are Done”; “End of the Oil Era”; “The Inevitable Death of Natural Gas”; “The Demise of King Coal”; On and on, a parade of abstractions unconnected to the empirical world…

NASA finds heavy rainfall in Tropical Storm Cristobal

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The third tropical cyclone of the Atlantic Ocean basin has been generating large amounts of rainfall over Mexico’s Yucatan and parts of Central America. Using satellite data, NASA analyzed that heavy rainfall and provided forecasters with valuable cloud top temperature data to help assess the strength of the storm.