Environment

Surprising green car components. (Image:  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

Surprising Green Car Components

Automobiles create nearly one fifth of the United States’ emissions. For every gallon of gas, they create about 24 pounds of gases that contribute to global warming. That’s why driving an eco-friendly car — or no car at all —…

Storm clouds are affected by aerosols in the atmosphere. (Image:  mrpbps via   flickr /  CC BY 2.0 )

Aerosols Found to Strengthen Storms

Having a large quantity of aerosol particles in the atmosphere may increase the duration of large storm clouds by delaying rainfall, giving the clouds time to grow larger and live longer. This will produce more extreme storms when the rain…

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2016 Was the Warmest Year on Record

Last year, the Earth sweltered under the hottest temperatures in modern times for the third year in a row, according to U.S. government scientists, raising new concerns about the quickening…

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Surprising Green Car Components

Automobiles create nearly one fifth of the United States’ emissions. For every gallon of gas, they create about 24 pounds of gases that contribute to global warming. That’s why driving…

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Water: The Life Blood of the Planet

Fresh ice water, so refreshing on a hot summer’s day! Here’s the thing — take away that water and you have nothing. If you look at the Earth from space, you…

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Aerosols Found to Strengthen Storms

Having a large quantity of aerosol particles in the atmosphere may increase the duration of large storm clouds by delaying rainfall, giving the clouds time to grow larger and live…