08 Jun '11, 2pm

Pavement Surfaces Can Alter Wind Patterns, Trap Pollution, Study Says

08 Jun 2011: Pavement Surfaces Can Alter Wind Patterns, Trap Pollution, Study Says The proliferation of paved surfaces in urban areas — including strip malls, subdivisions, and parking lots — can alter weather patterns in a way that keeps pollutants trapped over cities rather than allowing them Green Roofs are Starting To Sprout in American Cities Long a proven technology in Europe, green roofs are becoming increasingly common in U.S. cities, Bruce Stutz writes. While initially more expensive than standard coverings, green roofs offer some major environmental — and economic — benefits. READ THE e360 REPORT to be blown out to sea, a new study says. Researchers combined extensive atmospheric measurements taken over Houston during a nine-day heat spell with computer simulations, and discovered that the contrast between overnight land and sea temperatures was reduced because p...

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"We Can Do It" Says German Environment Agency on Nuclear Phase Out

"We Can Do It" Says German Environment Agency o...

renewableenergyworld.com 08 Jun '11, 4pm

The report, Hintergrundpapier zur Umstrukturierung der Stromversorgung in Deutschland was released by the Umweltbundesamt,...

Thinner Women Earn More Money, Study Says

Thinner Women Earn More Money, Study Says

care2.com 09 Jun '11, 1am

I wrote a piece about how despite the growing numbers of women in higher education , overweight women are less likely to f...

Using the Power of the Web To Protect Africa’s ...

e360.yale.edu 08 Jun '11, 12pm

By Barcoding Trees, Liberia Looks to Save its Rainforests A decade after a brutal civil war, the West African nation of Li...

独政府が5月30日に発表した報告書によれば、早い脱原発計画が停電も仏等からの原発輸入も起こさず...

wind-works.org 08 Jun '11, 5pm

"We Can Do It" Says German Environment Agency on Nuclear Phase Out June 7, 2011; vers. 02 By Paul Gipe The Conservative Ge...

The Wheezing Sounds of Summer: Air Pollution Is...

switchboard.nrdc.org 08 Jun '11, 4pm

It’s just the beginning of hot weather across many northern states, but time to recall what rising temperatures do to air ...

Rowan Williams says that #BigSociety is politic...

neweconomics.org 09 Jun '11, 8am

Social justice, equality and cohesion. Not everyone can take part and benefit as easily as everyone else, because the cond...

Spring Growth for Wind Turbines

renewableenergyworld.com 08 Jun '11, 3pm

Among those companies unveiling new models REpower Systems AG , introduced its 3.2M114. Optimised for low-wind locations, ...

Spring Growth for Wind Turbines

renewableenergyworld.com 08 Jun '11, 3pm

Among those companies unveiling new models REpower Systems AG , introduced its 3.2M114. Optimised for low-wind locations, ...