A Tale of Two Extremes: Rainfall Across the US

From NASA Goddard: The United States has seen a tale of two extremes this year, with drenching rains in the eastern half of the country and persistent drought in the west. A new visualization of rainfall data collected from space shows the stark contrast between east and west for the first half of 2015. The…

The Mathematics of Carbon Dioxide Part 4

Guest essay by Mike Jonas A look at Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity from a logical perspective. Introduction This article is the fourth in a series of four articles. Part 1 of the series (Part 1) is here Part 2 of the series (Part 2) is here Part 3 of the series (Part 3) is here In Part…

Claim of new efficiency milestone in a new solar battery

From the OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY New design brings world’s first solar battery to performance milestone Sunlight makes the new ‘aqueous solar flow’ battery 20 percent more efficient than today’s lithium-iodine batteries COLUMBUS, Ohio–After debuting the world’s first solar air battery last fall, researchers at The Ohio State University have now reached a new milestone. In…