Climate Change

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Top 5 Weird Renewable Energy Sources

Recently, the largest oil spill since BP’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster struck the Gulf of Mexico. Approximately 88,000 gallons of oil spilled out into the ocean, and even though Shell announced that the oil was not at risk of making… Read More
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How a Hotter Climate Destroys Thermal Electricity Generation

Both hydropower and conventional thermal combustion electricity is depleted in a hotter new climate. A new paper published at Nature Climate Change, Power-generation system vulnerability and adaptation to changes in climate and water resources provides a comprehensive look at how… Read More
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Could Oyster Shells Sequester Carbon?

We’ve all heard about how as more CO2 is released into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels; more is being absorbed by oceans, and that is making the ocean too acidic so that shellfish can’t make shells anymore. But CO2… Read More
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Portland Gets on Board With Tall Wood Construction

Portland, Oregon, is getting a new 12-story building with an innovative award-winning design – and it’s going to be built with wood. The Framework building, planned for Portland’s Pearl District, will be a mixed-use retail, office and residential space, and… Read More