October 1, 2014 Sustainability Methane hydrates could solve the world's energy challenge—or make global warming worse Lisa Margonelli Scientific American Volume 311, Issue 4 10.1038/scientificamerican1014-82 Originally published as "An Inconvenient Ice" in Scientific American Volume 311, Issue 4 February 1, 2000 Sustainability Sequestering carbon dioxide underground or in the deep ocean could help alleviate concerns about climate change Howard Herzog, Baldur Eliasson and Olav Kaarstad February 2000 10.1038/scientificamerican0200-72 September 10, 2008 Sustainability How do you get permission to drill for oil or natural gas on federal lands? There are a lot of crude (not oil) answers to that question, according to a new report from the Interior Department's Inspector General... David Biello December 19, 2010 She set out to revolutionize US ocean management -- but first she faced the oil spill. Jane Lubchenco is 's Newsmaker of the Year. July 1, 1989 When the earth's rigid shell is rifted, the ductile rock of the mantle wells up and partially melts. Spectacular volcanic outbursts ensue when the mantle is only slightly hotter than normal... Dan P. McKenzie and Robert S. White 10.1038/scientificamerican0789-62 January 1, 1974 The President's appeal for U.S. energy self-suflciency by 1980 cannot be regarded as realistic. The long-range options that are open to the nation are here considered in a “taxonomic” approach... David J. Rose 10.1038/scientificamerican0174-20 October 1, 1987 Supercomputers may assume a major role in industry. They have already greatly influenced the design of such aerodynamically efficient products as airplanes and cars Albert M. Erisman and Kenneth W. Neves 10.1038/scientificamerican1087-162 November 1, 1985 They are fault-bounded blocks of crust that accrete to the ancient cores of the continents. The process makes the continents increase in extent and reworks them into what amount to geologic collages... David G. Howell 10.1038/scientificamerican1185-116 July 1, 1979 The Sciences Technology from 1900 to 1950, Galileo at work, color vision, the warm tuna Philip Morrison Scientific American Volume 241, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamerican0779-29 Originally published as "Books" in Scientific American Volume 241, Issue 1 September 1, 1990 New technologies-superwindows, compact fluorescent lights and automated-control systems-combined with other strategies, such as shade trees and light -colored buildings, could reduce building energy bills by half... Arthur H. Rosenfeld and Rick Bevington 10.1038/scientificamerican0990-76 March 1, 1966 To learn more about the ocean and harvest its resources, men must be able to live and work as free divers on the continental shelf. Several research programs are currently developing this ability... Joseph B. MacInnis 10.1038/scientificamerican0366-24 November 12, 2008 Sustainability How a warming climate leads to freezing penguins, with journalist and author Jon Bowermaster, who has kayaked the world's seas, most recently in Antarctica. And Cynthia Graber takes us on a tour with a new M.I.T... Steve Mirsky November 11, 2004 THE EDITORS January 16, 2013 Bob Paine showed that keystone species can radically reshape their ecosystems, and he fathered an academic family that had done the same for ecology Ed Yong and Nature magazine October 6, 2014 Sustainability When it comes to spewing methane, big oil companies and little wildcatters both make the list for biggest contributors to global warming Gayathri Vaidyanathan and ClimateWire August 1, 2010 Biology Carbon dioxide emissions are making the oceans more acidic, imperiling the growth and reproduction of species from plankton to squid Marah J. Hardt and Carl Safina August 2010 10.1038/scientificamerican0810-66 Originally published as "Threatening Ocean Life" in August 2010 July 11, 2017 Conservation Scott Kraus, vice president and senior science advisor at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium in Boston, talks about the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, created last year and already under threat... Steve Mirsky February 1, 1956 In 1831 this gentle Englishman set forth on his famous voyage in the Beagle. After 28 years he published Origin of Species, which revolutionized man's view of nature and his place in it Loren C. Eiseley 10.1038/scientificamerican0256-62 September 1, 1980 Analytic approaches to coal and other energy sources as alternatives to petroleum and gas Philip Morrison 10.1038/scientificamerican0980-45 Originally published as "Books" in August 1, 1981 10.1038/scientificamerican0881-68 Originally published as "Science and the Citizen" in Support Science Journalism
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