Stories with the tag: Climate Science
A wealth of natural gas replaces not just high-carbon coal, but power that is lower in greenhouse gas emissions as well.
Release Date: 10/15/2014
A powerful microscope allows researchers to see, in real time, the birth of calcium carbonate crystals, a component of chalk, shells and minerals and one of the most important molecules on Earth.
Release Date: 9/4/2014
A new study in Nature Geoscience shows that dust from the west causes more rain to fall in India, to the east.
Release Date: 3/16/2014
PNNL scientists will present research on carbon sequestration at shale gas sites, water needs for energy production and climate-induced changes in microbes at the 2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Dec. 9-13.
Release Date: 12/6/2013
Research can help adjust to the consequences of climate change, by finding out who and what is most vulnerable, how easily (or not) people and nature respond to changes, how organizations make decisions and by exploring many other issues that might not be immediately obvious.
Release Date: 11/7/2013
The Joint Global Change Research Institute has announced its new director will be Ghassem Asrar, who brings experience to the institute from the World Climate Research Programme, NASA, USDA and academia.
Release Date: 11/6/2013
A new look at a long-lived Black Spruce managed forest is helping researchers determine how long trees take to die and better understand previous estimates for how much carbon they might store.
Release Date: 10/2/2013
PNNL scientist Ruby Leung has been elected as a Fellow in the American Geophysical Union for her leadership in the development and use of regional climate models to advance climate change and hydroclimate research.
Release Date: 9/9/2013
Fires across the United States consume plants, trees, grass, moss and shrubbery every year, producing soot and a kaleidoscope of chemical aerosols. This campaign seeks to better understand how these aerosols affect Earth's atmosphere and climate.
Release Date: 8/15/2013
Cutting the amount of short-lived, climate-warming emissions such as soot and methane in our skies won’t limit global warming as much as previous studies have suggested, a new PNNL study shows.
Release Date: 8/12/2013