Watch: Scientists virtually de-froze Antarctica

When asked to picture Antarctica, most people (if not all) find themselves picturing a really big ice sheet. The world’s biggest ice sheet, to be more precise.

Carbon dioxide reaches new record: Surpasses 400 parts per million

On May 9, the daily mean concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of Mauna Loa, Hawaii, surpassed 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time since measurements began in 1958.

54% of Spain’s electricity generation in April from renewables

  Spanish Electricity generation from renewables in April set a new record, beating March’s previous record. PV Magazine notes renewables accounted for 54% of the country’s electricity generation in April, outpacing last month’s total of 51.8%.

Prototype energy generators emit significantly less CO

Portable electric generators retrofitted with off-the-shelf hardware by the University of Alabama (UA) emitted significantly lower levels of carbon monoxide (CO) exhaust, according to the results of tests conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

The new 2011 Arctic Ozone Hole

A combination of extreme cold temperatures, human-made chemicals and a stagnant atmosphere were behind what became known as the Arctic ozone hole of 2011, a new NASA study finds.

When the Earth was fully covered in ice, the oceans flowed freely

We tend to think of the Earth as it is today, covered by water for the most part, with green continents and two white polar ice caps. It’s easy to think that it has always been like this, even though we know the planet evolved in time.

3-D Reconstructions reveal buried flood channels on Mars

New maps of the subsurface of Mars show for the first time buried channels below the surface of the red planet. Mars is considered to have been cold and dry over the past 2.5 billion years, but these channels suggest evidence of flooding. Understanding the source and scale of the young channels present in Elysium […]

Amazing: Desert air converted into drinking water by a Billboard

Have you heard about the billboard that turns polluted desert air into drinkable water?

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