As we hear pressures to roll back some of the provisions that ensure clean air, largely in pursuit of unfettered economic activity, it is worth spending a little time reflecting on the benefits of cleanContinue reading
The decline in δ13C to a more negative value is not compatible with the idea that fossil fuels are the source of rising methane in the atmosphere.
Trump’s First Year Slightly less than a year ago, I used this blog to provide an open letter to Donald Trump regarding the environment (http://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/citizenscientist/some-thoughts-for-the-new-president/). My points were simple: Use science to base environmental decisions;Continue reading
Emissions of vanadium to the atmosphere parallel the increased use of heavy oil and are now nearly twice the sum of all natural sources combined.
One recent analysis of 247 ski locations in the U.S. projects 50% reductions in the length of the winter recreation season over the next 30 years,
An LED may cost a little more, but they last longer and use much less energy.
The future distribution of trees is of more than passing interest to a few weekend naturalists.
As the evidence against neonicotinoids rolls in, we will face another challenge between corporate deep pockets and what is good for the natural world.
Conserving diversity ensures a more productive and stable set of ecosystems on which humans depend.
If you want to leave a big carbon footprint on the atmosphere, choose cremation in an electric furnace.