Earth System Science

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Name: Earth System Science
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Atlas on Wave Related Information

A Wave Atlas for the Indian coast has been published by the ESSO-National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai.The atlas is a reference for basic wave related information, viz. design wave height, wave approach, period etc. in the public domain, hitherto ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

New PAC to boost scientists in politics

Thomas Fitzgerald, Inquirer Politics WriterPosted:Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 1:49 PMThe nerds are rankled by the disrespect shown to science in politics, and they’re fighting back.Shaughnessy Naughton, a chemist who lost a close Democratic primary race ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

GLobal Temperature Trend Update: August 2014

<p><img alt="Best Thermometer" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/14102731494110.jpg" title="Warmer than average, but still "pausing"|||Dreamstime" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;Every month University ofAlabama in ... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

New Phuket-developed app delivers detailed weather forecasts

PHUKET: Anyone with an Android smartphone can now get up-to-date weather forecasts for Phuket – or anywhere in Southeast Asia, thanks to a new phone application developed by a professor at Prince of Songkhla University Phuket Campus (PSU).Saran Mitra ... [Published The Phuket News - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Study suggests Sierra Nevada runoff could dwindle as planet warms

A new study found that climate change could mean less freshwater runoff from the Sierra Nevada.The research suggests that as the planet warms up, more plants will grow at higher elevations, creating denser forests.By the year 2100, those forests could ... [Published SCPR - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

300 billion tons of carbon dioxide to continue to spew from existing power plants

This is a coal-burning power plant at the Turceni Power Station in Romania.Credit: Robert and MihaelaVicolExisting power plants around the world are expected to pump out more than 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide over their lifetime.According to University ... [Published EcoSeed - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Newly Built CO2-Emitting Plants Outpace Closings

Source: ThinkstockGovernments around the world may be enacting measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but the energy industry isn’t on board with those goals, according to a new report from researchers at Princeton University and the University ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Existing power plants will emit 300 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide in their lifetime: study

The existing power plants worldwide will emit more than 300 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere in their lifetimes, according to a new study by Princeton University and the University of California-Irvine (UC Irvine).Researchers from ... [Published Power Technology - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Oil companies fracking dangerously close to water sources

The research — led by Robert Jackson, professor of Environmental Earth System Science and research associate, Dominic DiGiulio — examined two Wyoming gas fields, Wind River and Fort Union, currently under exploration via hydraulic fracturing. Fracking, ... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Global Warming: Existing Coal Based Power Plants Commit World to 300 Billion Tons Emissions

By | IB Times  –Taking into account all existing fossil fuel based power plants around the world, the world is "committed" into pumping out more than 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide over their expected lifetimes.A high-carbon future is being locked ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Power Plant, Emission, Coal
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

World committing to decades of CO2 by building more plants

The world is committing to decades of CO2 emissions by building more fossil fuel power plants than it is retiring, a new study says.Existing power plants around the world will pump out more than 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide over their expected lifetimes, ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

National Mission to Improve the Accuracy of Monsoon Forecasts

Under the National Monsoon Mission initiative institutions of Earth System Science Organisation (ESSO), the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (ESSO-IITM), Pune, India Meteorological Department (ESSO-IMD), Indian National Centre for Ocean Information ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 14 2014]

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This September 23rd, in New York City, we will join world leaders who will come together at the UN for Climate Summit 2014 , to "champion an ambitious vision, anchored in action that will enable a meaningful global agreement in 2015." 2015 is important because of the November 2015 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris , whose objective is to achieve a legally binding and universal...
"Established in 1990 within the United States, IEN was formed by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues (EJ). IEN’s activities include building the capacity of Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect our sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources, health of both our people and all living things, and to build economically sustainable."
"Hopefully Edouard will maintain a clear eye so that S-HIS and CPL can get a good look down into it" said Scott Braun, Principal Investigator of the HS3 mission of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland...
Professor Stephan Lewandowsky of the University of Bristol, who organised the meeting, said: "Now more than ever, it's important to address these issues.  There's a widespread public perception that uncertainty is an invitation to delay action on climate change, yet recent work suggests that scientific uncertainty actually provides an impetus to engage in mitigative action.  Specifically, the greater the scientific uncertainty, the greater are the risks from climate change under most circumstances."

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The Gathering Storm [Published Huffington Post - Sep 19 2014]
Atlas on Wave Related Information [Published Business Standard India - Sep 19 2014]
People's Climate March Blogathon – Blog Team Th... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 19 2014]
Mechanisms of stray gas contamination [Environm... [Published PNAS - Sep 16 2014]
Variation in conifer needle longevity [Ecology] [Published PNAS - Sep 16 2014]
NASA's Global Hawk and satellites investigating... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 16 2014]
Featuring 'iconic' tornado-like spiral staircas... [Published al.com - Sep 16 2014]
Fracking Wells Tainting Drinking Water in Texas... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 15 2014]
Responding and adapting to climate change [Published University Of Bristol - Sep 15 2014]
Team develops new, inexpensive method for under... [Published SuperComputing - Sep 13 2014]
New PAC to boost scientists in politics [Published Philly.com - Sep 09 2014]
GLobal Temperature Trend Update: August 2014 [Published Hit & Run - Sep 09 2014]
New farming practices can increase yields and l... [Published Stanford Report - Sep 08 2014]
New NASA Probe Will Study Earth’s Forests in 3-D [Published Space Fellowship - Sep 08 2014]
New Phuket-developed app delivers detailed weat... [Published The Phuket News - Sep 04 2014]
Team develops new, inexpensive method for under... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 03 2014]
Study suggests Sierra Nevada runoff could dwind... [Published SCPR - Sep 03 2014]
Semi-Arid Ecosystems: Their Impact on the Globa... [Published CO2 Science - Sep 03 2014]
Make Connections Through Earth Science Week 2014 [Published SouthEast Education Network - Sep 02 2014]
Mountain runoff vulnerability to warming [Envir... [Published PNAS - Sep 02 2014]
Sierra Nevada freshwater runoff could drop 26 p... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 01 2014]
300 billion tons of carbon dioxide to continue ... [Published EcoSeed - Sep 01 2014]
Newly Built CO2-Emitting Plants Outpace Closings [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 29 2014]
Newly Built CO2-Emitting Plants Outpace Closings [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 29 2014]
Existing power plants will emit 300 billion ton... [Published Power Technology - Aug 28 2014]
Existing Power Plants Will Produce 300 Billion ... [Published Red Orbit - Aug 28 2014]
Existing power plants will emit 300 billion ton... [Published Clean Technology Business Review - Aug 28 2014]
Oil companies fracking dangerously close to wat... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 28 2014]
NASA begins hurricane mission with Global Hawk ... [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 27 2014]
The World’s Existing Power Plants Will Emit 300... [Published Think Progress - Aug 27 2014]
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GLobal Temperature Trend Update: August 2014 [Published Hit & Run - Sep 09 2014]
<p><img alt="Best Thermometer" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/14102731494110.jpg" title="Warmer than average, but still "pausing"|||Dreamstime" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;Every month University ofAlabama in ...
Newly Built CO2-Emitting Plants Outpace Closings [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 29 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Governments around the world may be enacting measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but the energy industry isn’t on board with those goals, according to a new report from researchers at Princeton University and the University ...
The World’s Existing Power Plants Will Emit 300... [Published Think Progress - Aug 27 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Existing power plants across the globe will emit over 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere before they retire, according to a new study published Tuesday. The new research, as reported by Science Daily, is ...
Support pro-climate House candidate Nancy Skinn... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Jul 29 2014]
I wrote earlier about a strong pro-climate candidate for the House, Nancy Skinner, a Democrat running for the MI-11 seat in the U.S. Congress. It’s an R+4 district that went for Obama in 2008 (+9) and Romney in 2012 (+5). Normally the district goes ...
This Congressional Candidate Isn’t Running From... [Published Think Progress - Jul 21 2014]
Nancy Skinner during the 2006 Michigan 9th District race. CREDIT: AP Photo/Gary Malerba DETROIT, MICHIGAN — Congressional candidate Nancy Skinner is taking a novel approach when it comes to the issue of climate change: she’s running on it. Skinner, ...
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