When you are watching fireworks on July 4, remember that you are receiving an increment of air pollution
Across a range of size, the energy it takes to manufacture a new car is equivalent to about one year of the energy used to power it.
Globally, air pollution is estimated to cause 3.3 million premature deaths each year.
Airplane contrails have little impact on climate, but, contrails are an interesting surrogate for what clouds may do in the future.
Alas, the size of this year’s ozone hole over Antarctica was among the largest ever. And the remaining ozone layer was exceptionally thin.
Measures of Earthshine suggest that about 30% of the Sunlight that the Earth receives is reflected back to space.
The history of lead pollution is the opening chapter in the history of human impacts on global biogeochemistry.
If we could do even something small about the rise of N2O in Earth’s atmosphere, it could have a big contribution to solving the problem of global climate change.
Seeing Bald Eagles along the coast of Maine this summer makes me think of the good things that have come from environmental science
When the EPA suggests regulating the emissions of mercury from power plants, the immediate question is how much of the mercury found in downwind environments is from the powerplants and how much is natural.