Category Archives: Climate Science

Got science? Blue energy and the accuracy of climate models

Researchers are closing in on turning a decades-old chemistry experiment into a new form of renewable electricity generation. The technique, dubbed “blue energy”, makes electricity from salt water and fresh…

Climate reports paint a grim picture

A quartet of recent climate reports neatly frames the emergency humanity finds itself in: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Arctic Report Card documents carbon emissions from melting permafrost. Here’s…

A reading to share on Thanksgiving

If you’re looking for a good big-picture read on the state of climate change to share with friends and family this Thanksgiving, Bill McKibben’s latest article in the New Yorker…

Arctic heat transformations

The great frozen (for now) expanse of the Arctic is both a linchpin of climate change and a signifier of the effects of climate change. For the latter, look to…