Stories with the tag: Atmospheric Science
In a study published in Science today, PNNL scientists and their colleagues show that nations’ pledges to reduce greenhouse gases have the potential to reduce the probability of the highest levels of warming, and increase the probability of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius.
Release Date: 11/26/2015
The weather patterns known as El Nino and La Nina will likely join forces with global warming to bring extreme weather to California.
Release Date: 10/21/2015
Researchers from PNNL will be honored and present new work at the 250th American Chemical Society national meeting, Aug. 16-20.
Release Date: 8/17/2015
Now, researchers can track from where soot arises that lands on the Tibetan Plateau and Himalayas, melting its snow early and causing glaciers to retreat.
Release Date: 7/29/2015
Rice – the staple for half the world’s population – now can be grown with virtually no greenhouse gas emissions and more starch for a richer good source.
Release Date: 7/28/2015
The Southern Ocean is one of the cloudiest places on Earth and important to the Southern Hemisphere's atmospheric and oceanic circulation. Ocean life there contributes aerosols that help brighten the clouds by building them up.
Release Date: 7/17/2015
Recognition is for research designed to reduce carbon emissions, improve energy storage materials and measure neutrinos.
Release Date: 5/6/2015
To improve what scientists know about how tropical forests store carbon, today Berkeley Lab announced a $100 million, 10-year project collecting data in and improving climate models of tropical forests, funded by the DOE's Office of Science.
Release Date: 4/1/2015
The Earth is now entering a period of changing climate that will likely be faster than what’s occurred naturally over the last thousand years, committing people to live through and adapt to a warming world.
Release Date: 3/9/2015
Out of the lab and into the world, two innovations from PNNL are making a splash in communities that produce biofuel from wet algae and analyze complex liquids.
Release Date: 1/30/2015