Is climate friendly flying possible?

Is climate friendly flying possible?

The kerosene based and straw-colored JET A-1 fuel has alarming effects on the climate and air quality. Is climate friendly flying possible? JET A-1, a commonly known fuel that is kerosene based and straw-colored, is mostly used in most big airplanes. It has been in use for a long time now and is hard to […]

Climate Change: Nuclear Power Plants Struggle to Stay Cool

Climate Change: Nuclear Power Plants Struggle to Stay Cool

The water in the Rhone river got hotter than ever and was not suitable anymore to chill the burners of the atomic reactors. Climate Change: Nuclear Power Plants Struggle to Stay Cool. While climate change is creating more challenges with every passing day, it is surely raising safety concerns for the nuclear plants, from the […]

Scientists sending research aircraft to investigate monsoon-climate connections

Scientists sending research aircraft to investigate monsoon-climate connections

The Asian summer monsoon is one of the largest and most important meteorological patterns in the world and it affects atmospheric chemistry and global climate. Scientists sending research aircraft to investigate monsoon-climate connections. Yes, you heard it right. In August, two research aircraft will allow a team of international scientists to study how the Asian […]

Scientists predict 38% more Western wildfires in 2022

Scientists predict 38% more Western wildfires in 2022

This summer’s Western wildfire season is likely to be more severe than average. Scientists predict 38% more Western wildfires in 2022. This summer’s Western wildfire season is likely to be more severe than average but not as devastating as last year’s near-record, according to an experimental prediction method developed by scientists at the National Center […]

Climate change will significantly alter future patterns of flooding

Climate change will significantly alter future patterns of flooding

A new study led in part by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) concludes new evidence. Climate change will significantly alter future patterns of flooding, according to a new study led in part by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Although future increases in moderate storms won’t necessarily lead to more runoff in […]

Bushfires had biggest impact on global climate in 2020

Bushfires impact on global climate

Smoke from Australian fires affected temperatures, storm tracks Bushfires had biggest impact on global climate in 2020. When a team of scientists began analyzing events that influenced the world’s climate in 2020, they made sure to consider the pandemic-related lockdowns that reduced emissions and led to clearer skies over many cities. But their research found […]