Stories with the tag: Environment
Pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind bigger, longer-lasting clouds that can shorten the daily temperature range. Now we know why.
Release Date: 11/25/2013
Ocean conditions such as current directions and water temperature play a huge role in determining the behavior of young migrating salmon, according to researchers who monitored the first movements of salmon as they exited the Columbia River and headed for
Release Date: 11/7/2013
Research can help adjust to the consequences of climate change, by finding out who and what is most vulnerable, how easily (or not) people and nature respond to changes, how organizations make decisions and by exploring many other issues that might not be immediately obvious.
Release Date: 11/7/2013
The Joint Global Change Research Institute has announced its new director will be Ghassem Asrar, who brings experience to the institute from the World Climate Research Programme, NASA, USDA and academia.
Release Date: 11/6/2013
Putting new super-efficient rooftop HVAC units in broad use would be about equal to taking 700,000 cars off the road each year in terms of saved energy and reduced pollution, according to a new PNNL study.
Release Date: 10/28/2013
Inflate your tires. Accelerate slowly. Change the oil. And invest in advanced vehicle research at PNNL. Four ways to boost your mileage.
Release Date: 10/17/2013
A new look at a long-lived Black Spruce managed forest is helping researchers determine how long trees take to die and better understand previous estimates for how much carbon they might store.
Release Date: 10/2/2013
PNNL is leading a $2.7-million project to develop a novel process to extract the lightweight metal magnesium from seawater. The process could ultimately make fuel-efficient transportation more affordable and expand the American magnesium market.
Release Date: 9/19/2013
Hydrogen Tools incorporate a variety of resources and web-based content to help those involved in designing, approving or using hydrogen fuel cell systems and facilities. It includes information about ventilation of hydrogen, safe distances and pressures for storing hydrogen, and best practices for safely handling hydrogen.
Release Date: 9/13/2013
PNNL scientist Ruby Leung has been elected as a Fellow in the American Geophysical Union for her leadership in the development and use of regional climate models to advance climate change and hydroclimate research.
Release Date: 9/9/2013