2019 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Tied for Second Lowest on Record

From NASA Global Climate Change 2019 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Tied for Second Lowest on Record By Maria-José Viñas, NASA’s Earth Science News Team The extent of Arctic sea ice at the end of this summer was effectively tied with 2007 and 2016 for second lowest since modern record keeping began in the late 1970s.…

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Rock-solid climate solutions: Negative emissions technology

Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions funds $1.5 million research project University of Victoria A team of international researchers plan to turn the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into rock by permanently injecting it beneath the Earth’s ocean floor through an ambitious, new research partnership announced today by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) at the…

Trump’s EPA Tells California Gov. Newsom His State’s Homeless Population Is Destroying The Environment

From The Daily Caller Chris White Tech Reporter September 26, 2019 11:13 AM ET The Trump administration will tell California Gov. Gavin Newsom Thursday that his state’s homeless population is hurting the environment, a move that ratchets up the president’s political war with the country’s biggest blue state. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler…

Finding Intermediate-Sized Black Holes

From NASA In our vast universe, the heaviest black holes grew from seeds. Nourished by the gas and dust they consume, or by merging with other dense objects, these seeds grow in size and heft to form the centers of galaxies, such as our own Milky Way. But unlike in the realm of plants, the…