(DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) New and existing coal-fired power plants could more easily capture carbon dioxide emissions with help from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers.
(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) In a new report, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change stresses the need to improve access to clean energy to the more than 2 billion people currently living without access to modern energy services.
(Cornell University) National and regional biofuel, biopower and bioproducts experts will convene in Syracuse for the Northeast Sun Grant 2010 Regional Conference, at Renaissance Syracuse Hotel, on May 24-26, 2010. The conference is hosted by Cornell University.
(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Long-term continuous monitoring of groundwater where contaminants are present or suspected could be streamlined with a technology developed at the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
(University of Copenhagen) Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security is a large-scale 10-year research initiative which, from its start in 2010, will seek solutions to how to adapt the world's agricultural areas to a different climate with new conditions for production and agriculture and help reduce agriculture's emission of greenhouse gases.
(Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) Researchers at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, ICMAB-CSIC, and the firms Labein Tecnalia and Nexans, coordinated by Endesa, have developed the most advanced and powerful conductivity cable in the world. This prototype measures 30 meters and was made using superconducting material.
(Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security) Two-hundred and fifty-five members of the National Academy of Sciences, including 11 Nobel laureates, joined together to defend the rigor and objectivity of climate science.
Two-hundred and fifty-five members of the National Academy of Sciences, including 11 Nobel laureates, joined together to defend the rigor and objectivity of climate science.
(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) On May 2-7, 7,000 researchers from all of Europe gather in Vienna for European Geosciences Union. This is a great opportunity to exchange information and experiences on the ash cloud from the Icelandic volcano.
The onset of summer in England has been advancing since the mid 1950s, new research has shown. The investigations examined records of the first blooming date of early summer flowering plants (phenology) and the timing of first occurrences of warm "summer" temperatures -- events linked with the onset of summer.