Researchers at The University of Western Australia are developing a new touchscreen device that can be mounted in a fire truck to help firefighters predict where and when a bushfire will spread.
The average U.S. temperature in autumn was 57.6 degrees F (4.1 degrees above average) and surpassed last fall as the warmest on record, according to scientists from NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information. Precipitation...Show More Summary
La Mer, the prestigious line of creams, moisturizers and lotions that has a near-fanatical following, isn't straying too far from its base with its first color offering. Skincolor de la Mer is a line of foundations, concealers, powder and a couple of impossibly plush brushes that the New York-based...
During the October cruise of KS16-16 a research team with members from the Kobe University Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo Earthquake Research Institute and the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology...Show More Summary
Climate engineering refers to the systematic, large-scale modification of the environment using various climate intervention techniques. However, a new study by VTT and the Finnish Meteorological Institute suggests that the uncertainties associated with climate engineering are too great for it to provide an alternative to the rapid reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
In mid-November, while Americans were preoccupied with election returns, China sent some of its clearest signals yet that it will continue to pursue an international leadership role on issues including climate. At an international climate...Show More Summary
On November 1, 2016, NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Indonesia, allowing the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board to capture a stunning true-color image of oceanic nonlinear internal solitary waves from the Lombok Strait.
"Cars are poisoning the air. We need to take preventive measures"
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 was reported off the coast of Northern California on Thursday but there were no immediate reports of damage in the nearest town, officials said.
When it comes to contenders for the original song Oscar, the limelight is on “Moana” and “La La Land,” both sporting multiple contenders. There is the usual array of anthems – “Try Everything” from “The Secret Life of Pets,” Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling” from “Trolls,” so many others...
Over the past few years, University of Twente Ph.D. student Joep van der Zanden has created perfectly identical waves – 40,000 times – in a large 'wave flume' (channel) in Barcelona. Using advanced measurements, he investigated the effect of these waves on the sand at the bottom of the flume. Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union opened legal action on Thursday against seven nations including Germany and Britain for failing to police emissions cheating by carmakers after the Volkswagen scandal.
EMBU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Violet Karimi spends her days as she always has, attending to household chores and working on her farm.
A private firm, which evaluated the generation-based incentive scheme in India has proposed to incentivise utilities to purchase wind power. India Considers Incentives For Utilities To Buy Wind Power was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary
Water packaged in cartons instead of bottles is being marketed as "better" for the environment. Is it? Advice maven Umbra Fisk investigates.
Pioneering work being carried out in a cave in New Mexico by researchers at McMaster University and The University of Akron, Ohio, is changing the understanding of how antibiotic resistance may have emerged and how doctors can combat it in the future.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The co-founder of a project that saw a solar-powered aircraft complete the first fuel-free flight around the world this year expects electric passenger planes to operate in just under 10 years.
PARIS (Reuters) - German spot electricity price for next-day delivery rose on Thursday, lifted by a fall in renewable wind power production and increased export demand.
Humanitarian organizations descended on Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday as the government in Jakarta promised tons of emergency aid and officials raced to assess the full extent of damage from an earthquake that killed more than 100 people.
Success in life often results from being lucky and having the ability to capitalize. When a door opens unexpectedly, you need to walk in quickly and impress. The latest prime example of luck and competence is Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles), named by Gov. Jerry Brown last week to replace Sen.-elect...