A scarcity of fossil fuels won't drive a shift to a lower carbon future.
The climate system has a carbon budget of one trillion pounds. How quickly we spend that is up to us.
Its so easy to slip into debt, but so hard to dig oneself out. Just ask the typical wage earnereven business and national leaders. People who know better still wait for that next paycheck, assumed pay raise or small miracle to help them catch up.
Rebuilding plants into bionic superpowered energy photosynthesizers—we have the nanotechnology
U.S. energy-related carbon emissions are down in 2012 according to the Energy Information Administration: Now there are several ways to say that carbon emissions are down.
“There will be coal burning.” Negotiators from around the world produced a four-page climate-change accord (pdf) after some sleep-deprived haggling over the weekend in Lima, Peru, but the agreement could be summed up in those five words.
A photograph on the Voyager 1 space probe explains why Earth's climate allowed life to take hold.
Vegan, but not edible. [Photo by the author] A surprising amount of art can be made by tools that have been burnt in a fire. Willow or vine charcoals are made from charred willow or vine branches.
World leaders will soon meet in Paris, tasked with stopping the world from heating up by more than 2 degrees. Nature Video investigates the basis of this limit, and how much carbon we can burn before we reach it.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on November 19, 2015. It is a Nature Video production.
Chemists have made the famous soccer ball–shaped molecule using a new element that allowed an unexpected atomic arrangement
On October 2, the Boundary Dam power plant in Saskatchewan became the first full-sized coal-fired boiler to capture the copious carbon dioxide that had previously billowed from its smokestack, preventing the greenhouse gas from entering the atmosphere.
Nature Video finds out how the Japanese art of paper-cutting can give 'supermaterial' graphene even more incredible properties.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 29, 2015.
The gas appears to protect the deep-diving seals from cell damage after periods of restricted blood flow