The auto industry’s largest trade group challenged 11 governors who are calling for a national phase-out of gasoline cars to put clean vehicles on their own roads first.
Eighty percent of the coal plants in America are uneconomic compared to wind and solar or are already slated to retire by 2025, according to a new paper released today.
A new “ultra-white’ paint could be a valuable tool for adapting to climate change. But it comes as city officials are haltingly adopting policies to confront a rising number of heat waves.
Much of the world’s climate fate may depend on a person you’ve never heard of.
France’s National Assembly on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging climate change bill that will prevent future airport expansions, prohibit open-air terrace heaters and reduce packaging waste. France aims to cut greenhouse emissions by 40% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels but…
(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) Astronomers have identified more than 4,000, and counting, confirmed exoplanets — planets orbiting stars other than the sun — but only a fraction have the potential to sustain life.Now, new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus is using the geology of early planet formation to help identify those that may be capable of supporting life.
(Geological Society of America) Thirty-one new articles were published online ahead of print for Geology in April. Topics include shocked zircon from the Chicxulub impact crater; the Holocene Sonoran Desert; the architecture of the Congo Basin; the southern Death Valley fault; missing water from the Qiangtang Basin; sulfide inclusions in diamonds; how Himalayan collision stems from subduction; ghost-dune hollows; and the history of the Larsen C Ice Shelf. These Geology articles are online at https://geology.geoscienceworld.org/content/early/recent.