Stories with the tag: Environment
Now, researchers can track from where soot arises that lands on the Tibetan Plateau and Himalayas, melting its snow early and causing glaciers to retreat.
Release Date: 7/29/2015
Rice – the staple for half the world’s population – now can be grown with virtually no greenhouse gas emissions and more starch for a richer good source.
Release Date: 7/28/2015
The Southern Ocean is one of the cloudiest places on Earth and important to the Southern Hemisphere's atmospheric and oceanic circulation. Ocean life there contributes aerosols that help brighten the clouds by building them up.
Release Date: 7/17/2015
PNNL named a lead laboratory for new DOE Pilot designed to give small clean energy firms more technology assistance from DOE labs.
Release Date: 7/10/2015
Smart grid technologies and approaches can improve energy efficiency and possibly reduce power costs, according to the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project’s final report.
Release Date: 7/9/2015
Ram Devanathan, a materials scientist at PNNL, has been elected to the rank of Fellow in the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). He is one of 15 society members selected for the honor this year.
Release Date: 6/17/2015
AWB presented its 2015 Environmental Excellence and Leadership awards and top leadership awards Tuesday at the two-day Spring Meeting held in Spokane at the Davenport Hotel.
Release Date: 5/15/2015
Researchers have demonstrated a new process for the expanded use of lightweight aluminum in cars and trucks at the speed, scale, quality and consistency required by the auto industry.
Release Date: 5/11/2015
Recognition is for research designed to reduce carbon emissions, improve energy storage materials and measure neutrinos.
Release Date: 5/6/2015
More American homes could be powered by the earth’s natural underground heat with a nontoxic fluid that could cut in half the amount of water needed for a new power generation method called enhanced geothermal systems.
Release Date: 4/15/2015