Ancient Methane Eruption Scars Found In Canadian Arctic

Ancient Methane Eruption Scars Found In Canadian Arctic

Around 100 million years ago, there was an enormous explosion of methane that made its way up into Earth’s atmosphere, which, along with a few powerful volcanic eruptions, helped bring about a profoundly hot climate. Now, it appears that researchers wandering through the Arctic have found the scars of this methane ejection, and their work…

New High-Storage Batteries Made From Recycled Glass Bottles

New High-Storage Batteries Made From Recycled Glass Bottles

Billions of glass bottles end up in landfill sites each year. It also happens that batteries are notoriously lagging behind other fields of technology. So, putting two and two together, scientists at University of California, Riverside, are turning glass bottles into high-storage batteries to use in electric vehicles, smartphones, and other electronic devices. Their work…

The 25 most dangerously polluted cities in the US

The 25 most dangerously polluted cities in the US

More than 125 million Americans live in counties with unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to the American Lung Association’s 2017 “State of the Air” report Pollution leads to various kinds of nasty health outcomes, including asthma, lung cancer, and shortened lifespans. The report, released April 19, rounds up air quality data from 2013, 2014, and 2015…

12 Strange And Unexpected Side Effects Of Climate Change

12 Strange And Unexpected Side Effects Of Climate Change

Climate change is a catalyst of chaos – sea levels are rising, ice caps are being destroyed, and more powerful natural disasters are on the prowl. Chances are, though, that you aren’t aware of plenty of things that this man-made phenomenon is going to exacerbate. Let’s take a brief sojourn into the very near future…

UK Heading For First Coal-Free Day Since The Industrial Revolution

UK Heading For First Coal-Free Day Since The Industrial Revolution

Friday is expected to see the United Kingdom’s first full day without electricity generated from coal since the Industrial Revolution kicked off in the 19th century. The record is a landmark moment in the nation’s shift away from fossil fuel and its pursuit of cleaner sources of energy in order to hit its ambitious climate change targets. While…