Methane Emissions Much Greater Than Previously Thought

Methane Emissions Much Greater Than Previously Thought

A new study has found that government estimates of total methane emissions in the United States may be inaccurate.  In fact, they may be underestimating the actual amount by as much as 50 percent, casting doubt on a recent decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce its emissions estimate. A team of researchers […]

Wildfire Smoke Poses Threat to Distant States [Video]

Wildfire Smoke Poses Threat to Distant States [Video]

Climate change may end up strengthening U.S. wildfires, and all that wildfire smoke  is going to cause major health threats such as respiratory problems even in distant states that are far away from the places being burned, states an ecological group report released this past week about how each state did in 2011. Two-thirds of […]

Dutch Artist Daan Roosegaarde Plans to Vacuum up Beijing’s Air Pollution

Dutch Artist Daan Roosegaarde Plans to Vacuum up Beijing’s Air Pollution

Is it true that a Dutch artist has come up with a way to deal with China’s air pollution woes? Daan Roosegaarde has developed a device that might be a potential solution to the smoggy skies of Beijing: a vacuum cleaner — sort of, anyway, but on a much larger scale. He’s somewhat ironically named […]

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