(University of Washington) To better understand large, disruptive snowstorms, a University of Washington atmospheric scientist will lead a NASA field campaign studying major East Coast snowstorms beginning Jan. 15. She will present the field campaign this week at the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco.
The bushfire smoke has delivered a haunting sunrise over Parliament House in the nation’s capital. Alex Ellinghausen (@ellinghausen) Sunrise over Parliament House as bushfire smoke haze surrounds the capital pic.twitter.com/T7VjgJiJ2z December 9, 2019 Joe O’Brien (@JoeABCNews) Thick “hazardous” smoke back…
Snowflakes — those intricate, one-of-a-kind ice crystals — form when precipitation falls through varying levels of humidity and temperatures in the air. While plenty has been written about the science of snow, we’re focusing on the sheer beauty of them….
Extreme drought’s impact on plants will become more dominant under future climate change, as noted in a new article.
(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Extreme drought’s impact on plants will become more dominant under future climate change, as noted in a paper out today in the journal Nature Climate Change.
(American Society for Horticultural Science) Before land and labor shortages prompted by the Industrial Revolution forced food production to move away from cities, agriculture was central to urban environments and their planning. Now, certain shifts in consumption habits and preferences are allowing urban agriculture to make a comeback to address sustainability issues in our food system and promote social and environmental cohesion by reducing dependence of fossil fuels and increasing food security.
The effectiveness of non-mechanical, low-energy methods for moderating temperature and humidity has been evaluated in a series of experiments.
Expect more malnutrition as yield potential of key crops shrink
Shadow climate change minister Mark Butler issued a plea last night to set aside public debates about climate change while communities were fighting for their lives and homes in the face of unprecedented bushfires. Speaking at the beginning of ABC…