21 April 2018
Our understanding of Earth — and how we’re changing it — just keeps expanding.
Scientists there are working on understanding the genetics that result in this bonanza of apple diversity, with the ultimate goal of improving the fruit in different ways — tastier, heartier, more disease-resistant and with longer shelf-life in the face of changing climates.
The Victorian government has promised to set the most ambitious renewable energy-storage targets in Australia, saying it would be capable of powering about half of the state’s current homes at their peak energy use.
As dewy dawns break across the UK’s pumpkin patches and allotments, gardeners across the land are waking up to the absence of at least one slippery pest. Slug numbers appear to have shrivelled as a result of the ongoing drought.
Organizations that adopt the use of biodiesel will have a positive impact on both their bottom line and the environment. They’ll reduce fuel and maintenance costs while, at the same time, improve air quality and increase our country’s energy independence.
Oil and gas companies are asking New York to connect large volumes of offshore wind to the grid at a gas plant, underscoring a national push to transform old fossil fuel sites for renewable energy projects.
Developing countries that increase their fossil fuel production are at a crossroads: securing their own long-term well-being or earning revenue to finance programs to support immediate economic growth.
Curbing pollution for families in Chicago calms the climatic conditions that drive fish away from puffins half a continent away.