ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Super-Typhoon Haiyan lashes the Philippines

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Super-Typhoon Haiyan lashes the Philippines Posted: 08 Nov 2013 06:18 AM PST Super-Typhoon Haiyan was lashing the central and southern philippines on Nov. 7 bringing maximum sustained winds of a Category 5 hurricane. The U.S. National Hurricane Center website indicates that a Category 5 …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles Posted: 08 Sep 2013 10:57 AM PDT New research shows that rising ocean temperatures will upset natural cycles of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and phosphorus. Plankton plays an important role in the ocean’s carbon cycle by removing half of …

Geothermal Power Heating Up Worldwide

GEOTHERMAL POWER HEATING UP WORLDWIDE www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2011/update98 By J. Matthew Roney Earth Policy Release Plan B Update June 16, 2011 In 1904, Italy’s Prince Piero Ginori Conti became the first person to use thermal energy from within the earth to turn on the lights—five of them, to be precise. Now, more …